Salisbury, NC has nineteen finance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Appalachian State University, the highest ranked school in this group with a finance program, has a total student population of 16,968. It is the 130th highest ranked school in the USA and one of the highest in the state . To learn more about finance programs in Salisbury, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of finance professors at Appalachian State University such as Jon Allen, Leslie Baker, Rod Baker, Susan Bogardus, Michelle Boisclaire, and Don Cox.
Finance students from Salisbury 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.
Salisbury lies in Rowan county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary.
Of the 19 finance schools with a 100-mile radius of Salisbury, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wake Forest University comes out as the most expensive ($28,737/yr) for finance students, with Isothermal Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,043/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Salisbury|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||32.3 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||34.1 miles|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||59.5 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||82.4 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||85.4 miles|