If you are interested in pursuing finance, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 finance schools in Potsdam, New York. With an overall population of 9,425 and a student population of 7,486, approximately 7,486 of Potsdam students attend one of Potsdam's schools that offer finance programs.
Potsdam's largest finance school is Clarkson University. In 2010, Clarkson University graduated approximately 21 students from its finance program.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Potsdam's finance schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,847 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Potsdam finance schools was an average of $36,797 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Potsdam. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,344 per year, on average, for room and board at Potsdam-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,724.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Potsdam, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 111,260 finance professionals in New York, 940 were working in the greater Potsdam area. The number of finance professionals in Potsdam is expected to 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 Potsdam is $56,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.