With an overall population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114, approximately 34,130 of Provo students attend one of Provo's schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Provo, by student population, is Brigham Young University. In 2010, approximately 297 students graduated from the Business program at Brigham Young University.
A reported 1,379 students graduated with credentials in business in Provo in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Provo was $4,290 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Provo-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Provo, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 18,910 business professionals in Utah. Of these business professionals, 3,620 were working in the greater Provo area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Provo will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
As a business professional in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,150 per year. This is higher than the average salary for business professionals in the state.