Bristol has a total population of 22,469 and a student population of 4,587. Of these students, 4,587 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Roger Williams University is the largest finance school in Bristol, based on student population. In 2010, Roger Williams University graduated approximately 36 students from its finance program.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in finance from finance schools in Bristol in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,700 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bristol-based finance schools, you will have an added expense of $12,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,650.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,580 finance professionals in Rhode Island. Of these finance professionals, 3,660 were working in the greater Bristol area. The number of finance professionals in Bristol is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Bristol is $63,280 per year, which is the same as the average for finance professionals state-wide.