There are 2 small business schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a total population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948. Of these students, 21,491 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 2 small business schools in Pittsburgh, the largest small business school, by student population, is Duquesne University. In 2010, Duquesne University graduated approximately 17 students with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a small business degree in Pittsburgh. If you decide to attend a small business school in Pittsburgh, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $33,694.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Pittsburgh-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $9,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,118.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,100 small business professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these small business professionals, 9,570 were working in the greater Pittsburgh area. The number of small business professionals in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
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