With an overall population of 58,211 and a student population of 14,761, approximately 8,188 of Lakewood students attend one of Lakewood's schools that offer small business programs.
The largest small business school in Lakewood, by student population, is Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom. In 2010, Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom graduated approximately 3 students from its small business program.
A total of 3 students graduated with credentials in small business from small business schools in Lakewood in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,883 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $996 for small business related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in small business, if you decide to work as a small business professional in Lakewood, your job prospects are not very good. There were 22,550 small business professionals working in Washington State and 1,950 working in the greater Lakewood area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of small business professionals is expected to increase by 6% in Lakewood. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for small business professionals.