Virginia Beach, VA (population: 439,564) has four investment schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Old Dominion University, the highest ranked school in this group with an investment program, has a total student population of 24,013. It is the 1518th highest ranked school in the USA and the 38th highest in the state of Virginia (#1 is Washington and Lee University).
Investment students from Virginia Beach 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.
Virginia Beach lies in Virginia Beach county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News-NC area has 735,390 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $19.28/hr average worker wage, and a $40,100 average annual salary.
Of the 4 investment schools with a 100-mile radius of Virginia Beach, only 1 has 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) for investment students, with Old Dominion University as the lowest, reported at only $10,173/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Virginia Beach|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||35.1 miles|
|Highland Springs||VA||-||1||3.25189||0||90.3 miles|