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Finance & Financial Management Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 6,247 students earned their Finance degrees in PA.

As a degree choice, Finance & Financial Management is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Finance & Financial Management Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,302
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2,126
Master’s Degree 560
Post-Master’s Certificate 244
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 244
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 13
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 13
Associate’s Degree 2

Gender Distribution

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

Finance & Financial Management Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.2%
  • Black or African American: 3.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.2%
  • White: 59.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.1%
  • Other Races: 18.3%
Finance & Financial Management Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Finance & Financial Management Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 202,400 people in the state and 5,710,980 people in the nation working in finance jobs.

Finance & Financial Management Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Finance & Financial Management Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a finance grad in the state is $74,880, compared to a typical salary of $79,830 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 62 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer finance degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

2,373 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,097 Total Students

138 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 100% of the teachers are full time.

738 Degrees in Major Awarded
95% Graduation Rate
26,675 Total Students

In their early career, UPenn grads earn an average salary of $71,600. 58% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate.

473 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.24 years. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#4

Temple University

Philadelphia
367 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
38,794 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years.

#5

Villanova University

Villanova
287 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
10,848 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Graduates earn an average $62,600 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average.

257 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
32,686 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. 78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.40%.

231 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,669 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 79% get financial aid. In their early career, WCUPA grads earn an average salary of $37,900. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time.

#8

Lehigh University

Bethlehem
212 Degrees in Major Awarded
88% Graduation Rate
6,953 Total Students

70% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.15 years. The student loan default rate is 1.40% which is lower than average.

182 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
7,362 Total Students

The average student takes 4.10 years to complete their degree at St. Joe's. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 98% of students receive it. In their early career, St. Joe's grads earn an average salary of $48,400.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.33 years to complete their degree at Penn State World Campus. The 4.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Finance & Financial Management Careers in PA

Some of the careers finance majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Financial Managers 18% $138,980
Personal Financial Advisors 16% $78,470
Financial Analysts 13% $82,010
Financial Specialists 9% $71,240
Credit Counselors 8% $51,900
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 8% $61,560
General and Operations Managers 7% $112,620
Budget Analysts 7% $70,610
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 7% $32,960
Credit Analysts 6% $76,610
Loan Officers 5% $59,340
Bill and Account Collectors -6% $35,370
Chief Executives -7% $208,000
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks -8% $37,940
New Accounts Clerks -9% $36,240
Tellers -13% $28,950

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Business Administration & Management 12,242
Accounting 4,279
Marketing 2,687
Business & Commerce 2,580
Management Sciences & Methods 2,404
Human Resource Management 1,765
Insurance 746
Hospitality Management 721

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