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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Kansas

Each year, approximately 0.5% of Kansas graduates receive degrees in finance. That means an estimated 427 finance professionals graduate from Kansas' 22 finance schools each year.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which was ranked 46th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a finance program. It is located in Winfield. 3 students graduated with a degree in finance from Southwestern College in 2010. The tuition rate at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

The second-ranked school in Kansas that has a finance program is Newman University. Newman University, which was ranked 47th in the country in 2010, is located in Wichita. In 2010, Newman University graduated 4 students from its finance program. Students at Newman University paid $20,712 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Kansas that has a finance program is Kansas State University. Kansas State University, which was ranked 61st in the country in 2010, is located in Manhattan. 107 students graduated with degree in finance from Kansas State University in 2010. The tuition rate at Kansas State University was $7,376 per year.


Tuition at Kansas' finance schools ranges from $20,712 per year to $2,080 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,540 per year. In 2010, the following Kansas finance schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  2. Southwestern College - located in Winfield, students are charged $20,656 per year
  3. Tabor College - located in Hillsboro, students are charged $20,630 per year

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

  1. Seward County Community College and Area Technical School - located in Liberal, students are charged $2,080 per year
  2. Labette Community College - located in Parsons, students are charged $2,310 per year
  3. Fort Scott Community College - located in Fort Scott, students are charged $2,370 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs finance graduates in Kansas pursue include auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and sales agent. 22,220 finance professionals were working in Kansas in 2010. Of these, 650 were budget analysts. In addition, 10,580 were auditors, and 330 were financial quantitative analysts. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of finance professional are:

  1. Allen County - 5,280 finance professionals
  2. Butler County - 4,340 finance professionals
  3. Jackson County - 1,960 finance professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of finance professionals is expected to grow by 17% by 2018. There are projected to be 30,210 finance professionals working in Kansas then. Of these 30,210 finance professionals, the government predicts that 820 will be budget analysts, 14,550 will be auditors, and 350 will be financial quantitative analysts.


On average, finance professionals earn $68,106 per year. However, Kansas finance professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $25,310 per year to more than $163,120 per year in 2010. Finance professionals in the following Kansas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Geary County - $66,927 per year
  2. Douglas County - $65,715 per year
  3. Butler County - $65,418 per year

The following counties in Kansas have the lowest average salaries for finance professional:

  1. Allen County - $63,854 per year
  2. Jackson County - $64,523 per year
  3. Butler County - $65,418 per year

The finance professionals with highest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Branch Financial Manager - $96,960 per year
  2. Sales Agent - $90,000 per year
  3. Economist - $75,580 per year

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

  1. Auditor - $57,680 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $33,110 per year

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For more data regarding a career in finance in Kansas 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 Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Kansas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Accountants and Auditors 10,580 $57,680 9.9%
Financial Managers 4,460 $96,960 26.7%
Loan Officers 3,700 $64,260 -10.2%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 1,660 $90,000 12.2%
Budget Analysts 650 $61,250 71.1%
Credit Analysts 410 $62,360 -28.1%
Financial Specialists, All Other 330 $66,740 -17.5%
Financial Examiners 230 $73,120 4.5%
Credit Counselors 160 $33,110 14.3%
Economists 40 $75,580 -63.6%

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