With an overall population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344, approximately 47,071 of East Lansing students attend one of East Lansing's schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in East Lansing, the largest finance school, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, approximately 345 students graduated from the Finance program at Michigan State University.
In 2010, 345 students graduated with a finance degree in East Lansing. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,994 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all East Lansing finance schools was an average of $37,457 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,394 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in East Lansing, your job prospects are good. There were 38,200 finance professionals working in Michigan and 1,740 working in the greater East Lansing area in 2010. East Lansing's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in East Lansing is $63,030 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.