With an overall population of 11,514 and a student population of 1,756, approximately 1,756 of Parsons students attend one of Parsons's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Parsons, by student population, is Labette Community College. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Finance program at Labette Community College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in finance in Parsons in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $825 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board at Parsons-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Parsons, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,000 finance professionals in Kansas, 2,430 were working in the greater Parsons area. The number of finance professionals in Parsons is expected to increase by 21% 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 Parsons is $46,940 per year, which is lower than the average for finance professionals state-wide.