Detroit has a general population of 951,270 and an overall student population of 65,306. Approximately 31,786 of Detroit's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Detroit, by student population, is Wayne State University. Approximately 79 students graduated in 2010 from Wayne State University with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 87 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Detroit's finance schools. If you decide to attend one of Detroit's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,115 per year in instate tuition and $28,884 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $972 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Detroit-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $7,210 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,025.
If you plan on staying in Detroit after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Detroit, which is the most popular finance profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 finance professionals in Michigan were working in the greater Detroit area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Detroit will 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 Detroit, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,670 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.