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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Missouri


Each year, approximately 0.4% of Missouri graduates receive degrees in finance. Thus, Missouri's 26 finance schools put out approximately 709 finance professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Missouri that has a finance program is Webster University. Webster University, which was ranked 30th in the country in 2010, is located in Saint Louis. 105 students graduated with a degree in finance from Webster University in 2010. Webster University charged in-state students $21,748 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Missouri with a finance program is Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles. In 2010, it was ranked 43rd nationwide. In 2010, Lindenwood University graduated 27 students from its finance program. Tuition at Lindenwood University was $13,540 per year.

Washington University in St Louis, which was ranked 43rd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a finance program. It is located in Saint Louis. In 2010, 168 students graduated from Washington University in St Louis finance program. Students at Washington University in St Louis paid $40,369 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Finance schools in Missouri, charge students an average tuition of $14,870 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $40,369 per year, or as little as $4,562 per year. The Missouri finance schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The following Missouri finance schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Missouri Western State University - located in Saint Joseph, students are charged $4,562 per year
  2. Northwest Missouri State University - located in Maryville, students are charged $5,638 per year
  3. Lincoln University - located in Jefferson City, students are charged $6,175 per year

A finance degree from a Missouri school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs finance graduates in Missouri pursue include auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and sales agent. Missouri had 48,520 finance professionals in 2010. 1,260 of these finance professionals were budget analysts, 26,300 were auditors, and 1,820 were financial quantitative analysts. The following counties have the largest number of Missouri finance professionals:

  1. Bond County - 26,670 finance professionals
  2. Franklin County - 20,690 finance professionals
  3. Christian County - 2,510 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of finance professionals in the state of Missouri will grow to 55,880. This would require a 7% growth in the field.

Salary

finance professionals in Missouri make an average of $71,262 per year. In 2010, however, some Missouri finance professional earned as little as less than $19,030 per year or as much as more than $150,000 per year. The following counties in Missouri have the highest average salaries for finance professionals:

  1. Doniphan County - $77,113 per year
  2. Bond County - $75,021 per year
  3. Franklin County - $74,314 per year

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

  1. Butler County - $60,730 per year
  2. Audrain County - $60,980 per year
  3. Christian County - $60,999 per year

On average, the highest paid finance professionals in Missouri were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $112,560 per year
  2. Economist - $91,370 per year
  3. Sales Agent - $80,460 per year

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

  1. Financial Quantitative Analyst - $59,500 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $38,230 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in finance. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business management or finance.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,471 miles from location DeVry University-Missouri Kansas City MO 21.3506 80% 1,769
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
 

Curious what studying Finance gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Accountants and Auditors + 26,300 $59,980 12.6%
2
Financial Managers + 6,070 $112,560 5.2%
3
Loan Officers + 5,880 $64,630 -21.2%
4
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents + 4,820 $80,460 -6.0%
5
Financial Specialists, All Other + 1,820 $59,500
6
Budget Analysts + 1,260 $64,370
7
Credit Analysts + 1,050 $62,870 14.1%
8
Financial Examiners + 790 $78,650 36.2%
9
Credit Counselors + 380 $38,230 -35.6%
10
Economists + 150 $91,370 -6.3%
 

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