New Bern, NC has two investment schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of North Carolina-Wilmington, the highest ranked school in this group with an investment program, has a total student population of 12,924. It is the 151st highest ranked school in the USA and the 6th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
Investment students from New Bern 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.
New Bern lies in Craven county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 195,830 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $15.74/hr average worker wage, and a $32,740 average annual salary.
Of the 2 investment schools with a 100-mile radius of New Bern, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina-Wilmington comes out as the most expensive ($8,792/yr) for investment students, with East Carolina University as the lowest, reported at only $7,646/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New Bern|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||32.2 miles|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||73.0 miles|