Wilson, NC (population: 49,786) has seven finance schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. East Carolina University, the highest ranked school in this group with a finance program, has a total student population of 27,654. It is the 214th highest ranked school in the USA and the 8th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about finance programs in Wilson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of finance professors at East Carolina University such as Jaclyn Beierlein, Jaclyn Belerlein, Scott Below, Eli Beracha, Anne Bogey, and James Buck.
Finance students from Wilson 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.
Wilson lies in Wilson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary.
Of the 7 finance schools with a 100-mile radius of Wilson, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($25,196/yr) for finance students, with Craven Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,388/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Wilson|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||17.1 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||64.3 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||65.5 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||97.0 miles|