Virginia contains thirteen schools that offer finance programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking finance school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 finance schools in Virginia, only 4 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.
Finance students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 3,000 employed budget analysts earning an average yearly salary of $82,050. Financial managers in this state earn $115,670/yr and there are 11,490 employed.
Also, within the finance schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from finance, 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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