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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.


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.


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

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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.

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

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

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