Canyon has a total population of 12,875 and a student population of 7,634. Of these students, 7,634 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
West Texas A & M University is the largest business school in Canyon, based on student population. In 2010, West Texas A & M University graduated approximately 91 students from its business program.
A reported 301 students graduated with credentials in business in Canyon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,970 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Canyon business schools was an average of $22,618 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Canyon-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $5,466 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,944.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canyon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 153,780 business professionals in Texas. Of these business professionals, 1,370 were working in the greater Canyon area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Canyon will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.