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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Alabama


Around 0.7% of Alabama's graduates graduate from finance degree programs every year. That means an estimated 993 finance professionals graduate from Alabama's 19 finance schools each year.

Top Schools

Auburn University, which is located in Auburn University, is the top-ranked school in Alabama that has a finance program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Auburn University graduated 266 students from its finance program. Auburn University charged in-state students $7,900 in tuition fees per year.

Tuskegee University, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Alabama that has a finance program. It is located in Tuskegee Institute. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Tuskegee University finance program. Tuition at Tuskegee University was $16,750 per year.

Alabama A & M University, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Alabama that has a finance program. It is located in Normal. 10 students graduated with degree in finance from Alabama A & M University in 2010. Alabama A & M University charged in-state students $5,800 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Alabama finance school, average tuition will be $8,756 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,630 per year to $21,942 per year. In 2010, the finance schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Samford University - located in Birmingham, students are charged $21,942 per year
  2. Tuskegee University - located in Tuskegee Institute, students are charged $16,750 per year
  3. Oakwood University - located in Huntsville, students are charged $14,250 per year

The finance schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Alabama were:

  1. Jefferson State Community College - located in Birmingham, students are charged $3,630 per year
  2. Jacksonville State University - located in Jacksonville, students are charged $5,424 per year
  3. University of North Alabama - located in Florence, students are charged $5,426 per year

A finance degree from an Alabama school... what next?

finance graduates in Alabama can go into a variety of professions such as auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and sales agent. Alabama had 26,030 finance professionals in 2010. 970 of these finance professionals were budget analysts, 13,980 were auditors, and 620 were financial quantitative analysts. The Alabama counties with the largest populations of finance professional are:

  1. Bibb County - 9,230 finance professionals
  2. Limestone County - 3,570 finance professionals
  3. Autauga County - 3,420 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 34,820 finance professionals will be working in Alabama. This would require the number of finance professional to grow by 15%.

Salary

finance professionals in Alabama make an average of $67,735 per year. But, salaries for finance professional can vary. In 2010, finance professional made as little as less than $23,910 per year or as much as more than $165,790 per year in Alabama. The following counties in Alabama have the highest average salaries for finance professionals:

  1. Greene County - $80,383 per year
  2. Lee County - $78,827 per year
  3. Limestone County - $77,186 per year

The Alabama counties with the lowest average salary for finance professionals are:

  1. Chambers County - $54,638 per year
  2. Calhoun County - $63,343 per year
  3. Bullock County - $65,192 per year

The finance professionals with highest average salaries in Alabama were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $103,510 per year
  2. Sales Agent - $86,340 per year
  3. Economist - $73,060 per year

On average, the lowest paid finance professionals in Alabama were:

  1. Credit Analyst - $53,760 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $33,570 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in finance in Alabama and to compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or finance, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Finance in Alabama
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Alabama
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Alabama
  • Doctoral Degree in Finance in Alabama
  • Certificate in Finance in Alabama

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,035 miles from location Strayer Alabama Birmingham AL n/a n/a n/a
5,987 miles from location Troy University Troy AL 29.8792 73% 29,328
6,083 miles from location The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa AL 39.7481 46% 28,699
5,962 miles from location Auburn University Auburn University AL 74.9047 33% 24,602
6,040 miles from location University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 27.7966 41% 16,874
6,116 miles from location University of South Alabama Mobile AL 26.3802 51% 14,522
5,981 miles from location Jacksonville State University Jacksonville AL 24.1544 49% 9,351
6,035 miles from location Jefferson State Community College Birmingham AL 7.88929 n/a 8,581
6,034 miles from location University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville AL 28.4976 58% 7,681
6,086 miles from location University of North Alabama Florence AL 26.2693 54% 7,194
6,001 miles from location Auburn University at Montgomery Montgomery AL 21.7218 65% 5,567
6,009 miles from location Alabama State University Montgomery AL 19.3684 35% 5,564
6,030 miles from location Alabama A & M University Normal AL 49.4926 39% 5,327
6,040 miles from location Samford University Birmingham AL 33.7139 38% 4,658
6,043 miles from location University of Montevallo Montevallo AL 26.9152 49% 3,044
5,975 miles from location Tuskegee University Tuskegee Institute AL 51.0867 43% 2,931
6,035 miles from location Oakwood University Huntsville AL 23.3068 49% 1,916
6,001 miles from location Talladega College Talladega AL 11.6081 n/a 700
6,033 miles from location University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus Birmingham AL 3.34677 n/a 341
 

Curious what studying Finance gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Alabama

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Accountants and Auditors + 13,980 $60,830 15.0%
2
Financial Managers + 4,210 $103,510 -16.8%
3
Loan Officers + 3,680 $57,690 -7.3%
4
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents + 1,350 $86,340 -14.6%
5
Budget Analysts + 970 $70,990 21.3%
6
Credit Analysts + 650 $53,760 25.0%
7
Financial Specialists, All Other + 620 $65,340 -33.3%
8
Credit Counselors + 300 $33,570
9
Financial Examiners + 230 $72,260 21.1%
10
Economists + 40 $73,060 -42.9%
 

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