With an overall population of 13,220 and a student population of 1,355, approximately 1,070 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer business programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest business school in Athens, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Business program at Tennessee Wesleyan College.
In 2010, 63 students graduated with a business degree from one of Athens's business schools. If you decide to attend a business school in Athens, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $18,600.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Athens, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 business professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Athens area. The number of business professionals in Athens is expected to decrease by -4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Athens is $61,820 per year, which is lower than the average for business professionals state-wide.