Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has four banking schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a banking program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio.
Banking students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 57,970 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average salary of $61,720. Financial specialists in this area earn $66,450/yr and there are 1,750 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.930 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by financial specialists, and 63.833/1000 are held by business and financial operations employees.
Of the 4 banking schools in Columbus, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Capital University comes out as the most expensive ($21,441/yr) for banking students, with Ohio State University-Main Campus as the lowest, reported at only $16,868/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|