Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has two investment schools within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, the highest ranked school in the city with an investment program, has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Investment students from Charlotte 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.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary.
Of the 2 investment schools in Charlotte, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Charlotte Campus comes out as the most expensive ($22,348/yr) for investment students, with University of North Carolina at Charlotte as the lowest, reported at only $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|