Normal has a general population of 45,386 and an overall student population of 26,450. Approximately 21,184 of Normal's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Normal, the largest finance school, by student population, is Illinois State University. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 190 students with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 190 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Normal's finance schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,751 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Normal finance schools was an average of $28,781 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,084 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Normal-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Normal, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 55,290 finance professionals in Illinois. Of these finance professionals, 420 were working in the greater Normal area. The number of finance professionals in Normal is expected to increase by 18% 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 Normal is $56,970 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.