Sweetwater has a total population of 11,415 and a student population of 1,689. Of these students, 1,689 are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Sweetwater's largest business school is Texas State Technical College-West Texas. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State Technical College-West Texas with credentials in business.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with a business degree from one of Sweetwater's business schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,335 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Sweetwater business schools was an average of $20,691 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,641 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,900 per year, on average, for room and board at Sweetwater-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,435.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sweetwater, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 37 business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Sweetwater area. The number of business professionals in Sweetwater is expected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.