Athens has a total population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647. Of these students, 22,647 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Athens's largest finance school is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 90 students with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 102 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Athens's finance schools. If you decide to attend one of Athens's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,905 per year in instate tuition and $31,869 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $873 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 45,900 finance professionals in Ohio, 600 were working in the greater Athens area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Athens. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,200 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.