With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Hempstead, by student population, is Hofstra University. Approximately 179 students graduated in 2010 from Hofstra University with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 198 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Hempstead's finance schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,130 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hempstead, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 finance professionals in New York were working in the greater Hempstead area. Hempstead's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Hempstead, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.