North East, MD has sixty-three finance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Pennsylvania, the highest ranked school in this group with a finance program, has a total student population of 24,599. It is the 5th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Pennsylvania. To learn more about finance programs in North East, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of finance professors at University of Pennsylvania such as Michael Gibbons, and Craig MacKinlay.
Finance students from North East schools who go on to become financial managers, finance analysts, financial planners, corporate finance consultants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 495,180 people working as financial managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $113,730. Also, Budget analysts make on average $69,240 per year and there are about 60,970 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area alone, there are 90 employed budget analysts earning an average salary of $65,340. Financial managers in this area earn $133,950/yr and there are 2,100 employed.
North East lies in Cecil county, which is one of the 16 counties in Maryland. Overall, the Wilmington-MD-NJ Metropolitan area has 328,200 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $24/hr average worker wage, and a $49,230 average annual salary. Thus, about 6 out of every 1000 jobs in North East are held by financial managers, and 0/1000 are held by budget analysts.
Of the 63 finance schools with a 100-mile radius of North East, only 16 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) for finance students, with Frederick Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,864/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from North East|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||14.4 miles|
|New Castle||DE||-||1||19.251||66||20.4 miles|
|Saint Davids||PA||-||1||63.725||73||42.7 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||46.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||52.7 miles|
|Cherry Hill||NJ||67,762||4||25.0729||31||54.2 miles|
|North Wales||PA||-||1||28.6361||21||55.0 miles|
|Willow Grove||PA||-||3||11.6322||2||57.8 miles|
|Mount Laurel||NJ||-||1||24.9456||10||60.4 miles|