Mount Pleasant has a general population of 13,935 and an overall student population of 2,920. Approximately 2,920 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest business school, by student population, is Northeast Texas Community College. In 2010, Northeast Texas Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in business.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in business in Mount Pleasant in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,874 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mount Pleasant business schools was an average of $12,948 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,130 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,074.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are not very good. There were 153,780 business professionals working in Texas and 3,670 working in the greater Mount Pleasant area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to increase by 3% in Mount Pleasant. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,220 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.