Oakdale has a general population of 8,075 and an overall student population of 5,532. Approximately 5,532 of Oakdale's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Dowling College is the largest finance school in Oakdale, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 96 students graduated from the Finance program at Dowling College.
In 2010, 96 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Oakdale's finance schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,850 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Oakdale. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Oakdale, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 111,260 finance professionals in New York, 12,500 were working in the greater Oakdale area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Oakdale 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 Oakdale is $76,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.