Provo has a general population of 105,166 and an overall student population of 35,114. Approximately 34,130 of Provo's students are enrolled in schools that offer small business programs.
Brigham Young University is the largest small business school in Provo, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 36 students from its small business program.
In 2010, 36 students graduated with a small business degree in Provo. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a small business program in Provo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Provo-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
If you plan on staying in Provo after graduating from small business school, you should know that job prospects for small business professionals in Provo, which is the most popular small business profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 small business professionals in Utah were working in the greater Provo area. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Provo. 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 Provo is $72,150 per year, which is higher than the average for small business professionals state-wide.