Pembroke, NC has eight 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 Pembroke 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.
Pembroke lies in Robeson county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area has 298,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $15.90/hr average worker wage, and a $33,070 average annual salary.
Of the 8 investment schools with a 100-mile radius of Pembroke, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($25,196/yr) for investment students, with Fayetteville State University as the lowest, reported at only $6,344/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pembroke|
|Myrtle Beach||SC||-||3||18.832||7||70.8 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||86.9 miles|