With an overall population of 33,740 and a student population of 7,088, approximately 5,366 of Petersburg students attend one of Petersburg's schools that offer business administration programs.
Of the 1 business administration schools in Petersburg, the largest business administration school, by student population, is Virginia State University. Approximately 67 students graduated in 2010 from Virginia State University with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a business administration degree in Petersburg. Tuition in 2009 at Petersburg's business administration schools was $16,799 per year for instate students and $25,133 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business administration program in Petersburg. And if you live on campus at one of the Petersburg-based business administration schools, you will have an added expense of $8,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Petersburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 general managers in Virginia were working in the greater Petersburg area. The number of general managers in Petersburg is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.