College Park has a general population of 24,657 and an overall student population of 37,195. Approximately 37,195 of College Park's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in College Park, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. In 2010, University of Maryland-College Park graduated approximately 272 students from its finance program.
A total of 272 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in College Park in 2010. If you decide to attend one of College Park's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,025 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in College Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 25,440 finance professionals in Maryland, 28,920 were working in the greater College Park area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 26% in College Park. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in College Park is $74,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.