Rhode Island contains seven schools that offer banking programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking banking school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 banking schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Banking students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 19,320 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $63,080. Financial specialists in this state earn $54,820/yr and there are 950 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from banking, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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