Plattsburgh has a general population of 18,816 and an overall student population of 8,760. Approximately 6,453 of Plattsburgh's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Plattsburgh's largest finance school is SUNY College at Plattsburgh. In 2010, approximately 21 students graduated from the Finance program at SUNY College at Plattsburgh.
A total of 21 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Plattsburgh in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,645 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Plattsburgh finance schools was an average of $25,545 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $950 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Plattsburgh-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,391.
If you plan on staying in Plattsburgh after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Plattsburgh, which is the most popular finance profession, are average. In 2010, there were 111,260 finance professionals in New York. Of these finance professionals, 940 were working in the greater Plattsburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 10% in Plattsburgh. 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 Plattsburgh is $56,790 per year, which is lower than the average for finance professionals state-wide.