Boston, MA (population: 610,407) has five investment schools within its city limits. Northeastern University, the highest ranked school in the city with an investment program, has a total student population of 27,537. It is the 56th highest ranked school in the USA and the 7th highest in the state of Massachusetts (#1 is Harvard University).
Investment students from Boston 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.
Boston lies in Suffolk county, which is one of the 12 counties in Massachusetts. Overall, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy NECTA area has 1,685,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.6% unemployment rate, $28.04/hr average worker wage, and a $58,330 average annual salary.
Of the 5 investment schools in Boston, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr) for investment students, with Bunker Hill Community College as the lowest, reported at only $7,745/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Boston|
|Chestnut Hill||MA||-||2||53.2355||134||7.8 miles|
|North Andover||MA||-||1||30.19||56||25.5 miles|
|North Attleborough||MA||43,307||0||-||0||30.1 miles|
|East Providence||RI||48,249||1||29.3002||11||41.2 miles|