Blacksburg has a total population of 39,573 and a student population of 31,581. Of these students, 30,870 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is the largest business administration school in Blacksburg, based on student population. In 2010, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University graduated approximately 404 students with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 404 students graduated with a business administration degree in Blacksburg. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,565 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Blacksburg business administration schools was an average of $32,838 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,080 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Blacksburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Blacksburg-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
If you decide to work as a general manager in Blacksburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 49,270 general managers working in Virginia and 550 working in the greater Blacksburg area in 2010. The number of general managers in Blacksburg is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
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