With an overall population of 27,906 and a student population of 25,349, approximately 25,127 of Kent students attend one of Kent's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Kent, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. In 2010, Kent State University at Kent graduated approximately 63 students with credentials in finance.
A total of 85 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Kent in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Kent's finance schools was $21,920 per year for instate students and $29,612 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,280 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board at Kent-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Kent, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 45,900 finance professionals in Ohio. Of these finance professionals, 2,940 were working in the greater Kent area. Kent's finance professional workforce is projected 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 Kent is $58,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.