With an overall population of 139,722 and a student population of 18,432, approximately 17,151 of Brownsville students attend one of Brownsville's schools that offer finance programs.
Brownsville's largest finance school is The University of Texas at Brownsville. In 2010, The University of Texas at Brownsville graduated approximately 1 students from its finance program.
In 2010, 1 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Brownsville's finance schools. Tuition in 2009 at Brownsville's finance schools was $15,608 per year for instate students and $22,810 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $646 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Brownsville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,367 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,826.
If you plan on staying in Brownsville after graduating from finance school, you should know that job prospects for finance professionals in Brownsville, which is the most popular finance profession, are good. There were 95,910 finance professionals working in Texas and 460 working in the greater Brownsville area in 2010. The number of finance professionals in Brownsville is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Brownsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.