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Associate Degrees in Finance & Financial Management

293 Yearly Graduations
$16,000 Median Debt
56% Women
There are 112 schools in the United States where you can get your associate degree in finance. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 42% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 8.5% of finance graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Finance Majors

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 293 students earned their associate degree in finance. This makes it the 18th most popular associate degree program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in finance at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 48,043
Master’s Degree 5,353
Basic Certificate 3,125
Graduate Certificate 897
Associate Degree 293
Undergraduate Certificate 132
Doctor’s Degree 50

Earnings of Finance Majors With Associate Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate degree in finance is $16,000. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary. The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $16,000 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $16,000.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $166.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate degree in finance. About 56.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 129
Women 164

The racial-ethnic distribution of finance associate degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 45
Hispanic or Latino 50
White 135
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 23

There are 112 colleges that offer an associate degree in finance. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

Finance Focus Areas

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Finance 138
Banking & Financial Support Services 128
Other Financial Management 16
Financial Planning & Services 11

Below are some popular majors that are similar to finance that offer associate degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Business Administration & Management 60,445
Business & Commerce 17,132
Accounting 11,615
Business Support & Assistance 3,542
Hospitality Management 2,636


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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