Brownsville has a total population of 139,722 and a student population of 18,432. Of these students, 17,151 are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Brownsville's largest small business school is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, The University of Texas at Brownsville graduated approximately 1 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a small business degree in Brownsville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,608 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Brownsville small business schools was an average of $22,810 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $646 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board at Brownsville-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Brownsville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 124 small business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Brownsville area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Brownsville will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.