Iowa City has a general population of 62,220 and an overall student population of 29,100. Approximately 28,987 of Iowa City's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
University of Iowa is the largest finance school in Iowa City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 318 students graduated from the Finance program at University of Iowa.
In 2010, 318 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Iowa City's finance schools. If you decide to attend one of Iowa City's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,438 per year in instate tuition and $34,812 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Iowa City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 11,640 finance professionals in Iowa. Of these finance professionals, 450 were working in the greater Iowa City area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Iowa City will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Iowa City, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,940 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.