Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has twelve investment banking schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. Johns Hopkins University, the highest ranked school in this group with an investment banking program, has a total student population of 20,383. It is the 19th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Maryland.
Investment Banking students from Virginia Beach schools who go on to become investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, investors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 235,240 people working as financial analysts alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,240. Also, Financial examiners make on average $79,070 per year and there are about 26,050 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area alone, there are 60 employed financial examiners earning an average salary of $50,600. Financial analysts in this area earn $60,460/yr and there are 460 employed.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.626 out of every 1000 jobs in Virginia Beach are held by financial analysts, and 0.081/1000 are held by financial examiners.
Of the 12 investment banking schools with a 500-mile radius of Virginia Beach, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, DeSales University comes out as the most expensive ($26,101/yr) for investment banking students, with Lorain County Community College as the lowest, reported at only $2,528/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|