West Haven has a total population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770. Of these students, 5,770 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
University of New Haven is the largest finance school in West Haven, based on student population. In 2010, University of New Haven graduated approximately 7 students from its finance program.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a finance degree in West Haven. In 2009 tuition at finance schools in West Haven was $29,470 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board at West Haven-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you plan on staying in West Haven after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in West Haven, which is the most popular finance profession, are average. In 2010, there were 17,440 finance professionals in Connecticut. Of these finance professionals, 1,630 were working in the greater West Haven area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in West Haven will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in West Haven is $62,260 per year, which is lower than the average for finance professionals state-wide.