With an overall population of 34,733 and a student population of 30,803, approximately 30,803 of San Marcos students attend one of San Marcos's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in San Marcos, by student population, is Texas State University-San Marcos. Approximately 405 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State University-San Marcos with credentials in business.
In 2010, 1,262 students graduated with a business degree from one of San Marcos's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at San Marcos's business schools was $18,148 per year for instate students and $24,796 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Marcos-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,392 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,278.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in San Marcos, your job prospects are not very good. There were 153,780 business professionals working in Texas and 11,890 working in the greater San Marcos area in 2010. The number of business professionals in San Marcos is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.