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Finance & Financial Management Schools in Rhode Island

612 students earned Finance degrees in Rhode Island in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Finance & Financial Management is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 20 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Finance & Financial Management Majors in Rhode Island

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 555
Master’s Degree 50
Associate’s Degree 5
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

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

Finance & Financial Management Majors in RI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of finance majors in Rhode Island is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.7%
  • White: 74.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 9.8%
  • Other Races: 5.2%
Finance & Financial Management Majors in RI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Finance & Financial Management Grads in Rhode Island

There are 18,850 people in the state and 5,710,980 people in the nation working in finance jobs.

Finance & Financial Management Jobs Nationwide vs. RI

Wages for Finance & Financial Management Jobs in Rhode Island

In this state, finance grads earn an average of $77,610. Nationwide, they make an average of $79,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Rhode Island that offer finance degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

#1

Bryant University

Smithfield
183 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
3,640 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 3.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Bryant. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

#2

Providence College

Providence
181 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
4,618 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. This private school has an average net price of $38,990. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 62% are considered full time.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
17,465 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%. The full-time teacher rate is 67%.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
6,695 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. In their early career, JWU Providence grads earn an average salary of $31,900.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
4,838 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time. 100% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $42,600 a year.

#6

Rhode Island College

Providence
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
7,523 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $33,600 after graduation.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,771 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $31,816. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,400 after earning their degree at this institution. 99% of students get financical aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,752 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,900 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,775 Total Students

A typical student attending CCRI will pay a net price of $5,826. 94% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

Finance & Financial Management Careers in RI

Some of the careers finance majors go into include:

Job Title RI Job Growth RI Median Salary
Financial Managers 17% $129,900
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 12% $40,780
Budget Analysts 12% $80,320
Loan Officers 11% $60,460
General and Operations Managers 9% $134,840
Financial Analysts 9% $78,820
Financial Specialists 7% $69,910
Credit Counselors 6% $57,330
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 0% $44,470
Bill and Account Collectors -4% $42,210
Chief Executives -7% $208,000
Tellers -8% $30,310

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

Major Annual Graduates in RI
Business Administration & Management 1,571
Accounting 622
Marketing 576
Hospitality Management 228
Entrepreneurial Studies 181
International Business 146
Human Resource Management 146
Business & Commerce 104

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