Wilmington has a total population of 72,664 and a student population of 3,652. Of these students, 1,226 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Wilmington's largest finance school is Goldey-Beacom College. Approximately 116 students graduated in 2010 from Goldey-Beacom College with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 116 students graduated with a finance degree in Wilmington. In 2009 tuition at finance schools in Wilmington was $17,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $887 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,132 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,598.
If you plan on staying in Wilmington after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Wilmington, which is the most popular finance profession, are average. In 2010, of the 5,240 finance professionals in Delaware, 3,690 were working in the greater Wilmington area. The number of finance professionals in Wilmington is expected to 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 Wilmington is $62,700 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.