College Station has a total population of 67,890 and a student population of 50,530. Of these students, 48,702 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in College Station, by student population, is Texas A & M University. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated approximately 480 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 2,143 students graduated with a business degree in College Station. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,316 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all College Station business schools was an average of $34,746 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,278 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board at College Station-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in College Station, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 153,780 business professionals in Texas. Of these business professionals, 1,170 were working in the greater College Station area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in College Station will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.