Abilene has a general population of 115,930 and an overall student population of 8,874. Approximately 2,305 of Abilene's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Abilene's largest small business school is Hardin-Simmons University. In 2010, Hardin-Simmons University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in small business.
If you decide to attend a small business school in Abilene, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,790.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Abilene. And if you live on campus at one of the Abilene-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $5,788 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a small business professional in Abilene, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 184 small business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Abilene area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to increase by 3% in Abilene. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Abilene is $77,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.