Commerce has a total population of 7,669 and a student population of 9,021. Of these students, 9,021 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Commerce, by student population, is Texas A & M University-Commerce. In 2010, Texas A & M University-Commerce graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in finance.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Commerce's finance schools. If you decide to attend one of Commerce's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,320 per year in instate tuition and $25,660 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board at Commerce-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 Commerce, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 finance professionals in Texas were working in the greater Commerce area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Commerce will increase by 25% by the year 2018. 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 Commerce is $64,510 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for finance professionals.