Killeen has a general population of 86,911 and an overall student population of 24,133. Approximately 24,133 of Killeen's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Killeen, by student population, is Central Texas College. In 2010, Central Texas College graduated approximately 86 students from its business program.
In 2010, 148 students graduated with a business degree in Killeen. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,489 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Killeen business schools was an average of $13,069 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,575 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,639 per year, on average, for room and board at Killeen-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,692.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Killeen, your job prospects are not very good. There were 153,780 business professionals working in Texas and 1,390 working in the greater Killeen area in 2010. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Killeen will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Killeen is $69,150 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.