Washington contains twelve schools that offer banking programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking banking school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 banking schools in Washington, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Spokane Falls Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,026/yr.
Banking students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 136,700 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $65,890. Financial specialists in this state earn $65,110/yr and there are 3,930 employed.
Also, within the banking schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from banking, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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