Fairmont has a total population of 19,097 and a student population of 7,406. Of these students, 4,574 are enrolled in schools that offer business administration programs.
Fairmont's largest business administration school is Fairmont State University. In 2010, Fairmont State University graduated approximately 136 students with credentials in business administration.
In 2010, 136 students graduated with a business administration degree from one of Fairmont's business administration schools. If you decide to attend one of Fairmont's business administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,872 per year in instate tuition and $21,604 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for business administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many business administration graduates choose to work as general managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairmont, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 8,390 general managers in West Virginia. Of these general managers, 1,670 were working in the greater Fairmont area. The government projects that the number of general managers in Fairmont will decrease by -7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for general managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a general manager in Fairmont is $62,560 per year, which is lower than the average for general managers state-wide.