Mount Pleasant has a general population of 25,946 and an overall student population of 27,472. Approximately 27,247 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Central Michigan University. Approximately 89 students graduated in 2010 from Central Michigan University with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 107 students graduated with a finance degree in Mount Pleasant. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mount Pleasant finance schools was an average of $33,797 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,896 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,200 finance professionals in Michigan, 1,350 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. Mount Pleasant'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 Mount Pleasant, 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.