Rochester has a general population of 10,467 and an overall student population of 19,810. Approximately 18,918 of Rochester's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Rochester, by student population, is Oakland University. Approximately 89 students graduated in 2010 from Oakland University with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 93 students graduated with a finance degree in Rochester. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,262 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Rochester finance schools was an average of $30,977 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,107 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,350 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,390.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Rochester, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,200 finance professionals in Michigan, 10,040 were working in the greater Rochester area. The number of finance professionals in Rochester is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Rochester, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.