If you decide that you want to get a finance degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 finance schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. With an overall population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515, approximately 11,521 of Jersey City students attend one of Jersey City's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Jersey City, by student population, is Saint Peter's College. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Saint Peter's College with credentials in finance.
A total of 39 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Jersey City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,079 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jersey City finance schools was an average of $35,718 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,394 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Jersey City. And if you live on campus at one of the Jersey City-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,760.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Jersey City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 42,800 finance professionals in New Jersey, 63,320 were working in the greater Jersey City area. The number of finance professionals in Jersey City is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Jersey City is $79,680 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.
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