Charleston has a general population of 53,421 and an overall student population of 4,100. Approximately 1,396 of Charleston's students are enrolled in schools that offer management programs.
The largest management school in Charleston, by student population, is University of Charleston. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Management program at University of Charleston.
A reported 12 students graduated with credentials in management in Charleston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at management schools in Charleston was $24,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a management program in Charleston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,937 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,700.
If you decide to work as a manager in Charleston, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 8,390 managers in West Virginia, 2,130 were working in the greater Charleston area. The government projects that the number of managers in Charleston will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a manager in Charleston is $66,890 per year, which is lower than the average for managers state-wide.
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