Virginia contains ten schools that offer investment programs. James Madison University, the highest-ranking investment school in VA, has a total student population of 18,971 and is the 72nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 investment schools in Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus comes out as the most expensive ($26,329/yr), with Radford University as the lowest recorded at only $8,996/yr.
Investment students from Virginia 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.
Also, within the investment schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from investment, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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