With an overall population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021, approximately 9,021 of Commerce students attend one of Commerce's schools that offer business programs.
Texas A & M University-Commerce is the largest business school in Commerce, based on student population. In 2010, Texas A & M University-Commerce graduated approximately 418 students from its business program.
A total of 506 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Commerce in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Commerce's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in instate tuition and $25,660 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Commerce. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Commerce, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 153,780 business professionals in Texas, 35,210 were working in the greater Commerce area. Commerce's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.