Edinburg has a total population of 48,465 and a student population of 18,337. Of these students, 18,337 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Edinburg, by student population, is The University of Texas-Pan American. In 2010, The University of Texas-Pan American graduated approximately 198 students from its business program.
In 2010, 538 students graduated with a business degree in Edinburg. If you decide to attend one of Edinburg's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,469 per year in instate tuition and $21,117 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Edinburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Edinburg-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $5,294 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,843.
If you plan on staying in Edinburg after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Edinburg, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 153,780 business professionals working in Texas and 2,360 working in the greater Edinburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Edinburg will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.