Houghton has a total population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136. Of these students, 7,136 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Houghton's largest finance school is Michigan Technological University. In 2010, Michigan Technological University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with a finance degree in Houghton. If you decide to attend one of Houghton's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in instate tuition and $35,363 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houghton-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Houghton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 38,200 finance professionals in Michigan. Of these finance professionals, 550 were working in the greater Houghton area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Houghton. 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 Houghton is $52,350 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.