Mesquite has a general population of 124,523 and an overall student population of 12,079. Approximately 11,944 of Mesquite's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Mesquite, by student population, is Eastfield College. In 2010, Eastfield College graduated approximately 41 students from its business program.
A reported 75 students graduated with credentials in business in Mesquite in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Mesquite was $1,230 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for business related books and supplies each year.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mesquite, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Mesquite area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Mesquite will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.