With an overall population of 10,849 and a student population of 13,865, approximately 13,865 of Big Rapids students attend one of Big Rapids's schools that offer finance programs.
Big Rapids's largest finance school is Ferris State University. In 2010, Ferris State University graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in finance.
A reported 22 students graduated with credentials in finance in Big Rapids in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Big Rapids's finance schools was $21,522 per year for instate students and $28,812 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Big Rapids-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 Big Rapids, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,200 finance professionals in Michigan. Of these finance professionals, 1,350 were working in the greater Big Rapids area. Big Rapids's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Big Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,790 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.