With an overall population of 17,367 and a student population of 653, approximately 577 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer business programs.
Virginia Intermont College is the largest business school in Bristol, based on student population. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia Intermont College with credentials in business.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in business from business schools in Bristol in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,323 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,324 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,323.
If you plan on staying in Bristol after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Bristol, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 49,270 business professionals in Virginia. Of these business professionals, 1,290 were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Bristol will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.