Washington contains fourteen schools that offer finance programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking finance school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 finance 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.
Finance students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 2,990 employed budget analysts earning an average yearly salary of $66,040. Financial managers in this state earn $108,850/yr and there are 11,350 employed.
Also, within the finance schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from finance, 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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