Ashland has a total population of 21,249 and a student population of 6,403. Of these students, 6,300 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Ashland, by student population, is Ashland University. In 2010, Ashland University graduated approximately 24 students from its finance program.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Ashland's finance schools. In 2009 tuition at finance schools in Ashland was $25,646 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Ashland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,352 per year, on average, for room and board at Ashland-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Ashland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 45,900 finance professionals in Ohio, 1,210 were working in the greater Ashland area. The number of finance professionals in Ashland is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Ashland is $53,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.