With an overall population of 39,573 and a student population of 31,581, approximately 30,870 of Blacksburg students attend one of Blacksburg's schools that offer management programs.
Blacksburg's largest management school is Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In 2010, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University graduated approximately 91 students from its management program.
A total of 91 students graduated with credentials in management from management schools in Blacksburg in 2010. 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 management 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 management program in Blacksburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,024 per year, on average, for room and board at Blacksburg-based management schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,985.
If you decide to work as a manager in Blacksburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 47,720 managers in Virginia, 650 were working in the greater Blacksburg area. The government projects that the number of managers in Blacksburg will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
As a manager in Blacksburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for managers in the state.
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