Wilmington has a general population of 75,838 and an overall student population of 22,941. Approximately 12,924 of Wilmington's students are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Wilmington, the largest finance school, by student population, is University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Approximately 125 students graduated in 2010 from University of North Carolina-Wilmington with credentials in finance.
A total of 146 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Wilmington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,960 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wilmington finance schools was an average of $26,842 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $934 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Wilmington-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $7,798 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,687.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Wilmington, your job prospects are good. There were 30,380 finance professionals working in North Carolina and 870 working in the greater Wilmington area in 2010. The number of finance professionals in Wilmington is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Wilmington, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,630 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.