Richardson has a general population of 91,802 and an overall student population of 16,244. Approximately 15,783 of Richardson's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Richardson's largest small business school is The University of Texas at Dallas. In 2010, The University of Texas at Dallas graduated approximately 0 students from its small business program.
Tuition in 2009 at Richardson's small business schools was $21,772 per year for instate students and $32,602 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Richardson-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,820.
If you plan on staying in Richardson after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Richardson, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 153,780 small business professionals in Texas. Of these small business professionals, 35,210 were working in the greater Richardson area. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Richardson will increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.