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Finance & Financial Management Schools in District of Columbia

628 Finance students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Finance & Financial Management is the 4th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Finance & Financial Management Majors in District of Columbia

Finance majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 466
Master’s Degree 126
Post-Master’s Certificate 36
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 36

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a finance major is more popular with men than with women.

Finance & Financial Management Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of finance majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.7%
  • Black or African American: 8.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.1%
  • White: 48.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.5%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Finance & Financial Management Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Finance & Financial Management Grads in District of Columbia

48,680 people in the state and 5,710,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to finance.

Finance & Financial Management Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Finance & Financial Management Jobs in District of Columbia

Finance grads earn an average of $102,510 in the state and $79,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in District of Columbia that offer finance degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Georgetown University

287 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

In their early career, Georgetown grads earn an average salary of $65,200. 53% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This private institution charges an average net price of $30,169.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $33,734. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.


American University

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years.

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $34,972.


Howard University

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. 78% of the teachers are full time. This private institution charges an average net price of $39,792.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, University of the District of Columbia grads earn an average salary of $29,100. The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at University of the District of Columbia.

Finance & Financial Management Careers in DC

Some of the careers finance majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Credit Counselors 22% $65,550
Personal Financial Advisors 16% $136,660
Financial Analysts 14% $91,390
Financial Managers 9% $150,550
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 8% $54,910
General and Operations Managers 7% $140,990
Loan Officers 6% $74,840
Budget Analysts 5% $100,210
Credit Analysts 4% $106,750
Financial Specialists 4% $103,300
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 3% $65,150
Bill and Account Collectors -4% $60,290
Tellers -12% $34,420

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to finance.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Business Administration & Management 2,637
Business & Commerce 734
Accounting 502
Marketing 316
International Business 285
Human Resource Management 277
Management Sciences & Methods 226
Entrepreneurial Studies 206

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