Chester has a total population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814. Of these students, 4,814 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Chester's largest finance school is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, Widener University-Main Campus graduated approximately 5 students from its finance program.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in finance in Chester in 2010. If you decide to attend a finance school in Chester, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,840.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board at Chester-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 55,750 finance professionals in Pennsylvania, 19,970 were working in the greater Chester area. Chester's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Chester, you can expect to make an average salary of $68,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.