Big Stone Gap has a general population of 4,856 and an overall student population of 3,383. Approximately 3,383 of Big Stone Gap's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Big Stone Gap, by student population, is Mountain Empire Community College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Mountain Empire Community College with credentials in business.
A total of 25 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Big Stone Gap in 2010. If you decide to attend a business school in Big Stone Gap, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,297.
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 business program in Big Stone Gap.
If you plan on staying in Big Stone Gap after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Big Stone Gap, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. There were 49,270 business professionals working in Virginia and 1,590 working in the greater Big Stone Gap area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to increase by 5% in Big Stone Gap. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Big Stone Gap is $69,500 per year, which is higher than the average for business professionals state-wide.