With an overall population of 146,437 and a student population of 16,102, approximately 5,402 of Hampton students attend one of Hampton's schools that offer small business programs.
Of the 1 small business schools in Hampton, the largest small business school, by student population, is Hampton University. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Small Business program at Hampton University.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with a small business degree from one of Hampton's small business schools. In 2009 tuition at small business schools in Hampton was $17,212 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for small business related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,664 per year, on average, for room and board at Hampton-based small business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,395.
Many small business graduates choose to work as small business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hampton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 49,270 small business professionals working in Virginia and 8,560 working in the greater Hampton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of small business professionals in Hampton will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.