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Finance & Financial Management Schools in Massachusetts

2,091 students earned Finance degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Finance & Financial Management is the 5th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Finance & Financial Management Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,342
Master’s Degree 701
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 17
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 17
Associate’s Degree 17
Post-Master’s Certificate 10
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 10
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 4

Gender Distribution

In Massachusetts, a finance major is more popular with men than with women.

Finance & Financial Management Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of finance majors in Massachusetts is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.9%
  • Black or African American: 2.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.4%
  • White: 46.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 32.0%
  • Other Races: 6.5%
Finance & Financial Management Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Finance & Financial Management Grads in Massachusetts

There are 191,630 people in the state and 5,710,980 people in the nation working in finance jobs.

Finance & Financial Management Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Finance & Financial Management Jobs in Massachusetts

Finance grads earn an average of $88,370 in the state and $79,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Massachusetts that offer finance degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
408 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $33,562. The student loan default rate of 1.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

274 Degrees in Major Awarded
89% Graduation Rate
5,314 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $36,919. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.

254 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
31,350 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 79%. It takes the average student 4.14 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
33,720 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. It takes the average student 4.08 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

158 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,349 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $42,801. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 70% get financial aid.

154 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
7,169 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,469. The average student takes 4.28 years to complete their degree at Suffolk. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%.

#8

Harvard University

Cambridge
111 Degrees in Major Awarded
98% Graduation Rate
31,655 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $15,561. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 77% of students receive it. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $70,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
22,207 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.00%. This private school has an average net price of $31,855. 74% of the teachers are full time.

50 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
8,154 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 6.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Finance & Financial Management Careers in MA

Some of the careers finance majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
Financial Managers 17% $130,180
Credit Counselors 12% $52,280
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 8% $42,530
Budget Analysts 8% $83,240
General and Operations Managers 8% $110,760
Financial Analysts 7% $87,060
Loan Officers 7% $70,090
Financial Specialists 7% $81,120
Personal Financial Advisors 6% $82,060
Credit Analysts 4% $76,220
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents -2% $72,610
Tellers -4% $31,530
Bill and Account Collectors -4% $43,620
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks -6% $45,160
New Accounts Clerks -8% $39,600

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Business Administration & Management 11,566
Business & Commerce 2,868
Accounting 2,302
Management Sciences & Methods 1,851
Marketing 1,736
International Business 1,001
Hospitality Management 504
Other Business & Marketing 333

View all majors related to Finance & Financial Management

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