Bluefield has a general population of 5,078 and an overall student population of 753. Approximately 753 of Bluefield's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
The largest business school in Bluefield, by student population, is Bluefield College. In 2010, Bluefield College graduated approximately 7 students with credentials in business.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in business in Bluefield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Bluefield was $18,020 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,826 per year, on average, for room and board at Bluefield-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,120.
If you decide to work as a business professional in Bluefield, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 business professionals in Virginia were working in the greater Bluefield area. Bluefield's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Bluefield is $69,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.