Richmond has a general population of 197,790 and an overall student population of 50,842. Approximately 32,172 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
Of the 1 management schools in Richmond, the largest management school, by student population, is Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2010, Virginia Commonwealth University graduated approximately 20 students with credentials in management.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a management degree from one of Richmond's management schools. Tuition in 2009 at Richmond's management schools was $23,731 per year for instate students and $37,365 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,474 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Richmond. And if you live on campus at one of the Richmond-based management schools, you will have an added expense of $8,335 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,771.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from management school, you should know that job prospects for managers in Richmond, which is the most popular management profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 49 managers in Virginia were working in the greater Richmond area. The number of managers in Richmond is expected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Richmond is $75,700 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for managers.
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