Olympia has a general population of 42,514 and an overall student population of 10,542. Approximately 5,651 of Olympia's students are enrolled in schools that offer business programs.
Olympia's largest business school is South Puget Sound Community College. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Business program at South Puget Sound Community College.
In 2010, 67 students graduated with a business degree from one of Olympia's business schools. In 2009 tuition at business schools in Olympia was $3,026 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $904 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a business program in Olympia.
After graduating with your credentials in business, if you decide to work as a business professional in Olympia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 26,170 business professionals in Washington State, 1,370 were working in the greater Olympia area. The government projects that the number of business professionals in Olympia will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for business professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a business professional in Olympia is $54,000 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for business professionals.