Huntsville has a general population of 35,078 and an overall student population of 16,850. Approximately 16,772 of Huntsville's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Huntsville, by student population, is Sam Houston State University. In 2010, Sam Houston State University graduated approximately 307 students from its business program.
A reported 848 students graduated with credentials in business in Huntsville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Huntsville's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,870 per year in instate tuition and $26,180 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,063 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Huntsville. And if you live on campus at one of the Huntsville-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,744 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Huntsville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 153,780 business professionals working in Texas and 1,810 working in the greater Huntsville area in 2010. Huntsville's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.