Virginia contains twelve schools that offer banking programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking banking school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 banking schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,329/yr), with Dabney S Lancaster Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,009/yr.
Banking students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 225,160 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $72,280. Financial specialists in this state earn $74,060/yr and there are 4,720 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from banking, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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