Tucson has a general population of 486,699 and an overall student population of 77,749. Approximately 38,767 of Tucson's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Tucson, the largest finance school, by student population, is University of Arizona. In 2010, University of Arizona graduated approximately 129 students with credentials in finance.
A total of 191 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Tucson in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tucson's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in instate tuition and $35,928 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tucson-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,871.
If you plan on staying in Tucson after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Tucson, which is the most popular finance profession, are good. There were 28,320 finance professionals working in Arizona and 2,970 working in the greater Tucson area in 2010. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Tucson will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Tucson, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.