With an overall population of 15,414 and a student population of 11,357, approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg students attend one of Ellensburg's schools that offer business programs.
Of the 1 business schools in Ellensburg, the largest business school, by student population, is Central Washington University. Approximately 282 students graduated in 2010 from Central Washington University with credentials in business.
In 2010, 584 students graduated with a business degree in Ellensburg. If you decide to attend one of Ellensburg's business schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,070 per year in instate tuition and $29,333 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Ellensburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,460 per year, on average, for room and board at Ellensburg-based business schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business graduates choose to work as business professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ellensburg, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 57 business professionals in Washington State were working in the greater Ellensburg area. Ellensburg's business professional workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.