With an overall population of 13,220 and a student population of 1,355, approximately 1,070 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer finance programs.
Tennessee Wesleyan College is the largest finance school in Athens, based on student population. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Tennessee Wesleyan College with credentials in finance.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in finance in Athens in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,600 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for finance related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 finance professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Athens area. Athens's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Athens is $49,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.