With an overall population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114, approximately 34,130 of Provo students attend one of Provo's schools that offer finance programs.
Of the 1 finance schools in Provo, the largest finance school, by student population, is Brigham Young University. In 2010, approximately 219 students graduated from the Finance program at Brigham Young University.
In 2010, 248 students graduated with a finance degree from one of Provo's finance schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,290 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for finance related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Provo-based finance schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
Many finance graduates choose to work as finance professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Provo, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 12,370 finance professionals in Utah, 1,320 were working in the greater Provo area. The government projects that the number of finance professionals in Provo will increase by 35% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for finance professionals.
As a finance professional in Provo, you can expect to make an average salary of $52,280 per year. This is lower than the average salary for finance professionals in the state.