With an overall population of 68,816 and a student population of 25,929, approximately 25,188 of Murfreesboro students attend one of Murfreesboro's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Murfreesboro, by student population, is Middle Tennessee State University. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from Middle Tennessee State University with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 37 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Murfreesboro's small business schools. If you decide to attend one of Murfreesboro's small business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in instate tuition and $28,806 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Murfreesboro, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 41,980 small business professionals in Tennessee, 12,390 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to decrease by -4% in Murfreesboro. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.