With an overall population of 27,428 and a student population of 4,144, approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso students attend one of Valparaiso's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Valparaiso, by student population, is Valparaiso University. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Valparaiso University with credentials in finance.
A reported 17 students graduated with credentials in finance in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to attend a finance school in Valparaiso, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $28,320.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Valparaiso-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 20,450 finance professionals in Indiana. Of these finance professionals, 1,230 were working in the greater Valparaiso area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Valparaiso will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Valparaiso is $56,510 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.