Pocatello has a total population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585. Of these students, 13,493 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Idaho State University is the largest finance school in Pocatello, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Finance program at Idaho State University.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Pocatello in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello finance schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Pocatello. And if you live on campus at one of the Pocatello-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,440 finance professionals in Idaho, 140 were working in the greater Pocatello area. Pocatello's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. 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 Pocatello is $57,420 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.