Wichita Falls has a total population of 104,197 and a student population of 6,575. Of these students, 6,341 are enrolled in schools that offer finance programs.
The largest finance school in Wichita Falls, by student population, is Midwestern State University. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated approximately 23 students from its finance program.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in finance in Wichita Falls in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wichita Falls's finance schools was $14,202 per year for instate students and $14,922 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a finance program in Wichita Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board at Wichita Falls-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a finance professional in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 237 finance professionals in Texas were working in the greater Wichita Falls area. Wichita Falls's finance professional workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Wichita Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $49,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.