Alabama contains seventeen schools that offer banking programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking banking school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 banking schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Jefferson State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,192/yr.
Banking students from Alabama schools who go on to become bankers, tellers, investment bankers, financial managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 153,720 people working as financial specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,810. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 61,990 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $61,560. Financial specialists in this state earn $64,280/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from banking, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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