With an overall population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,204, approximately 28,482 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer international business programs.
University of South Carolina-Columbia is the largest international business school in Columbia, based on student population. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated approximately 157 students with credentials in international business.
A total of 157 students graduated with credentials in international business from international business schools in Columbia in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Columbia's international business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,490 per year in instate tuition and $36,066 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $936 for international business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Columbia-based international business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,872 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,162.
Many international business graduates choose to work as international business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Columbia, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 25,880 international business professionals in South Carolina. Of these international business professionals, 3,710 were working in the greater Columbia area. The number of international business professionals in Columbia is expected to decrease by -1% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for international business professionals.