Shippensburg has a total population of 5,586 and a student population of 8,253. Of these students, 8,253 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is the largest business school in Shippensburg, based on student population. Approximately 149 students graduated in 2010 from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania with credentials in business.
A reported 364 students graduated with credentials in business in Shippensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Shippensburg's business schools was $17,256 per year for instate students and $25,692 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Shippensburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board at Shippensburg-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Shippensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 55,750 business professionals in Pennsylvania, 3,060 were working in the greater Shippensburg area. The number of business professionals in Shippensburg is expected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Shippensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,780 per year. This is lower than the average salary for business professionals in the state.