Yuma, AZ (population: 93,081) has twenty-four investment schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. University of Southern California, the highest ranked school in this group with an investment program, has a total student population of 34,824. It is the 10th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles).
Investment students from Yuma schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 24 investment schools with a 500-mile radius of Yuma, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of San Diego comes out as the most expensive ($30,044/yr) for investment students, with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest, reported at only $5,224/yr.