West Chester has a general population of 17,861 and an overall student population of 14,211. Approximately 14,211 of West Chester's students are enrolled in schools that offer business management programs.
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is the largest business management school in West Chester, based on student population. In 2010, West Chester University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 5 students from its business management program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a business management degree from one of West Chester's business management schools. If you decide to attend one of West Chester's business management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,967 per year in instate tuition and $28,299 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,320 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business management program in West Chester. And if you live on campus at one of the West Chester-based business management schools, you will have an added expense of $7,214 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,939.
Many business management graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 general managers in Pennsylvania were working in the greater West Chester area. The number of general managers in West Chester is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in West Chester is $90,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for general managers.