Abingdon has a general population of 7,780 and an overall student population of 2,974. Approximately 2,875 of Abingdon's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Virginia Highlands Community College is the largest business school in Abingdon, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Highlands Community College graduated approximately 11 students from its business program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a business degree in Abingdon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,811 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for business related books and supplies each year.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Abingdon, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 49,270 business professionals in Virginia, 1,290 were working in the greater Abingdon area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Abingdon will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.