Union has a general population of 54,405 and an overall student population of 17,065. Approximately 15,051 of Union's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Union's largest finance school is Kean University. Approximately 60 students graduated in 2010 from Kean University with credentials in finance.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in finance in Union in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,184 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Union finance schools was an average of $29,819 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Union. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,237 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $15,204.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Union, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 42,800 finance professionals in New Jersey, 9,300 were working in the greater Union area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Union will 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 Union is $75,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.