With an overall population of 76,415 and a student population of 13,032, approximately 5,811 of Scranton students attend one of Scranton's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Scranton, by student population, is University of Scranton. In 2010, University of Scranton graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in small business.
In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Scranton was $33,124 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,150 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,440 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $38,574.
If you plan on staying in Scranton after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Scranton, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 40,100 small business professionals in Pennsylvania. Of these small business professionals, 2,010 were working in the greater Scranton area. The number of small business professionals in Scranton is expected to decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Scranton is $76,190 per year, which is lower than the average for small business professionals state-wide.