With an overall population of 68,816 and a student population of 25,929, approximately 25,188 of Murfreesboro students attend one of Murfreesboro's schools that offer finance programs.
Middle Tennessee State University is the largest finance school in Murfreesboro, based on student population. In 2010, Middle Tennessee State University graduated approximately 88 students from its finance program.
A reported 97 students graduated with credentials in finance in Murfreesboro in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,878 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Murfreesboro finance schools was an average of $28,806 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Murfreesboro. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,754 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,124.
If you plan on staying in Murfreesboro after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Murfreesboro, which is the most popular finance profession, are good. In 2010, of the 17,890 finance professionals in Tennessee, 6,290 were working in the greater Murfreesboro area. By the year 2018, the number of finance professionals is expected to increase by 22% in Murfreesboro. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a finance professional in Murfreesboro is $54,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.