With an overall population of 14,742 and a student population of 3,574, approximately 3,574 of Centralia students attend one of Centralia's schools that offer business programs.
Centralia College is the largest business school in Centralia, based on student population. In 2010, Centralia College graduated approximately 64 students with credentials in business.
In 2010, 89 students graduated with a business certificate from one of Centralia's business schools. Tuition in 2009 at Centralia's business schools was $12,244 per year for instate students and $12,634 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for business related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Centralia-based business schools, you will have an added expense of $4,000 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,075.
If you plan on staying in Centralia after graduating from business school, you should know that job prospects for business professionals in Centralia, which is the most popular business profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 22,550 business professionals in Washington State, 470 were working in the greater Centralia area. By the year 2018, the number of business professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Centralia. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.