Greenville has a total population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955. Of these students, 27,654 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Greenville, the largest finance school, by student population, is East Carolina University. In 2010, approximately 75 students graduated from the Finance program at East Carolina University.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a finance degree in Greenville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greenville finance schools was an average of $27,336 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Greenville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Greenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 30,380 finance professionals in North Carolina, 340 were working in the greater Greenville area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Greenville will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Greenville is $56,860 per year, which is higher than the average for finance professionals state-wide.