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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Maryland

Each year, approximately 0.5% of Maryland graduates receive degrees in finance. In other words, every year an estimated 615 finance professionals graduate from Maryland's 14 finance schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland that has a finance program is Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins University, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Baltimore. In 2010, Johns Hopkins University graduated 68 students from its finance program. Tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $40,680 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maryland with a finance program is University of Maryland-Baltimore County, which is located in Baltimore. In 2010, it was ranked 31st nationwide. Tuition at University of Maryland-Baltimore County was $9,171 per year.

Salisbury University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a finance program. It is located in Salisbury. In 2010, 90 students graduated from Salisbury University finance program. Tuition at Salisbury University was $6,908 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Maryland's finance schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,672 per year, though tuition can range from $40,680 per year to $2,911 per year. In 2010, the finance schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maryland were:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year

The following Maryland finance schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Frederick Community College - located in Frederick, students are charged $2,911 per year
  2. Baltimore City Community College - located in Baltimore, students are charged $3,112 per year
  3. University of Maryland-University College - located in Hyattsville, students are charged $6,000 per year

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

Auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, credit analyst, and loan officer are the professions of choice for a majority of finance graduates in Maryland. Maryland had 48,120 finance professionals in 2010. 2,320 of these finance professionals were budget analysts, 22,240 were auditors, and 4,760 were financial quantitative analysts. The following counties have the largest number of Maryland finance professionals:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 24,670 finance professionals
  2. Frederick County - 13,040 finance professionals
  3. Washington County - 910 finance professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of finance professionals in the state of Maryland will grow to 62,970. This would require a 12% growth in the field.


finance professionals in Maryland make an average of $77,083 per year. But, salaries for finance professional can vary. In 2010, finance professional made as little as less than $23,950 per year or as much as more than $164,290 per year in Maryland. On average finance professional earn the most in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Frederick County - $85,885 per year
  2. St. Mary's County - $77,278 per year
  3. Anne Arundel County - $74,242 per year

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

  1. Garrett County - $54,920 per year
  2. Allegany County - $59,787 per year
  3. Washington County - $59,845 per year

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

  1. Economist - $110,160 per year
  2. Branch Financial Manager - $106,130 per year
  3. Auditor - $75,870 per year

The finance professionals with lowest average salaries in Maryland were:

  1. Loan Officer - $65,440 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $58,340 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in finance in Maryland 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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Maryland
  • Certificate in Finance in Maryland

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Accountants and Auditors 22,240 $75,870 1.9%
Financial Managers 10,050 $106,130 -2.6%
Loan Officers 6,140 $65,440 -26.5%
Financial Specialists, All Other 4,760 $65,600 37.2%
Budget Analysts 2,320 $75,790 5.0%
Credit Analysts 1,110 $66,750 -27.5%
Credit Counselors 720 $58,340 -28.7%
Financial Examiners 510 $69,670 0.0%
Economists 270 $110,160 8.0%

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