With an overall population of 53,107 and a student population of 11,512, approximately 9,004 of Monroe students attend one of Monroe's schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Monroe, the largest finance school, by student population, is University of Louisiana Monroe. In 2010, University of Louisiana Monroe graduated approximately 27 students with credentials in finance.
A reported 27 students graduated with credentials in finance in Monroe in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,693 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Monroe finance schools was an average of $19,950 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Monroe. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,890 per year, on average, for room and board at Monroe-based finance schools. 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 Monroe, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 12,660 finance professionals in Louisiana. Of these finance professionals, 480 were working in the greater Monroe area. The number of finance professionals in Monroe is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Monroe, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,170 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.