With an overall population of 273,546 and a student population of 40,840, approximately 11,501 of Newark students attend one of Newark's schools that offer finance programs.
Rutgers University-Newark is the largest finance school in Newark, based on student population. In 2010, Rutgers University-Newark graduated approximately 157 students from its finance program.
In 2010, 157 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Newark's finance schools. Tuition in 2009 at Newark's finance schools was $26,345 per year for instate students and $36,977 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,155 per year, on average, for room and board at Newark-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,689.
If you plan on staying in Newark after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Newark, which is the most popular finance profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 finance professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Newark area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Newark will increase by 10% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Newark is $75,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.