With an overall population of 173,890 and a student population of 43,565, approximately 29,934 of Knoxville students attend one of Knoxville's schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Knoxville, by student population, is The University of Tennessee. In 2010, approximately 138 students graduated from the Finance program at The University of Tennessee.
A reported 157 students graduated with credentials in finance in Knoxville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Knoxville's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,780 per year in instate tuition and $36,098 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,366 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Knoxville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Knoxville-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in finance, if you decide to work as a finance professional in Knoxville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 17,890 finance professionals in Tennessee. Of these finance professionals, 1,940 were working in the greater Knoxville area. Knoxville'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.
As a finance professional in Knoxville, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,370 per year. This is higher than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.