Waco has a general population of 113,726 and an overall student population of 31,041. Approximately 14,614 of Waco's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Baylor University is the largest small business school in Waco, based on student population. In 2010, Baylor University graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in small business.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Waco's small business schools. If you decide to attend a small business school in Waco, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,070.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,398 for small business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waco-based small business schools, you will have an added expense of $7,971 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Waco after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Waco, which is the most popular small business profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 110 small business professionals in Texas were working in the greater Waco area. Waco's small business professional workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a small business professional in Waco is $69,490 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for small business professionals.