Spartanburg has a total population of 39,673 and a student population of 15,469. Of these students, 1,468 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
Wofford College is the largest finance school in Spartanburg, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 46 students graduated from the Finance program at Wofford College.
A reported 86 students graduated with credentials in finance in Spartanburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a finance school in Spartanburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,280.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,205 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $35,005.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Spartanburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 15,690 finance professionals in South Carolina, 730 were working in the greater Spartanburg area. The number of finance professionals in Spartanburg is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Spartanburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.