Pennsylvania contains 46 schools that offer banking programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking banking school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 46 banking schools in Pennsylvania, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Westmoreland County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,481/yr.
Banking students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 240,750 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $64,810. Financial specialists in this state earn $64,510/yr and there are 3,480 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from banking, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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