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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Kansas


Approximately 0.1% of graduates in of Kansas receive entrepreneurship degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 57 small business professionals graduate from Kansas' 13 small business schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Kansas with a small business program is Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield. In 2010, it was ranked 46th nationwide. In 2010, no students graduated from Southwestern College's small business program. The tuition rate at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Newman University, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a small business program. It is located in Wichita. In 2010, Newman University graduated 0 students from its small business program. Newman University charged in-state students $20,712 in tuition fees per year.

Kansas State University, which is located in Manhattan, is the third-ranked school in Kansas that has a small business program. It received a ranking of 61st in the country in 2010. In 2010, 2 students graduated from Kansas State University small business program. The tuition rate at Kansas State University was $7,376 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Kansas small business school, average tuition will be $6,889 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $430 per year to $20,712 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Kansas small business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  2. Southwestern College - located in Winfield, students are charged $20,656 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Wichita Campus - located in Wichita, students are charged $10,440 per year

The small business schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Haskell Indian Nations University - located in Lawrence, students are charged $430 per year
  2. Cowley County Community College - located in Arkansas City, students are charged $2,232 per year
  3. Johnson County Community College - located in Shawnee Mission, students are charged $2,250 per year

A small business degree from a Kansas school... what next?

The following counties have the largest number of Kansas small business professionals:

  1. Allen County - 4,470 small business professionals
  2. Butler County - 3,670 small business professionals
  3. Jackson County - 1,880 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 19,810 small business professionals will be working in Kansas state. This would require the number of small business professionals to shrink by -1%.

Salary

small business professionals in Kansas earn $93,240 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Kansas small business professional earned as little as less than $35,600 per year or as much as more than $156,390 per year. Small business professionals in the following Kansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Butler County - $90,930 per year
  2. Douglas County - $90,440 per year
  3. Geary County - $84,630 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for small business professional:

  1. Jackson County - $78,640 per year
  2. Allen County - $84,090 per year
  3. Geary County - $84,630 per year

On average, the highest paid small business professionals in Kansas were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $93,240 per year

On average, the lowest paid small business professionals in Kansas were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $93,240 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Kansas statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Kansas
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Kansas

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,613 miles from location Cowley County Community College Arkansas City KS 16.4747 n/a 4,003
6,628 miles from location Newman University Wichita KS 53.2302 19% 2,557
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,506 miles from location Haskell Indian Nations University Lawrence KS 20.6417 100% 1,059
6,620 miles from location University of Phoenix-Wichita Campus Wichita KS 6.03549 n/a 61
 

Curious what studying Small Business gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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General and Operations Managers + 17,380 $93,240 3.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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