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Finance & Financial Management Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 1,496 students earned their Finance degrees in WI.

In terms of popularity, Finance & Financial Management is the 4th most popular major in the state out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Finance & Financial Management Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,391
Master’s Degree 46
Associate’s Degree 35
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 16
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 5
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 5
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Finance & Financial Management Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 1.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.4%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Finance & Financial Management Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Finance & Financial Management Grads in Wisconsin

93,410 people in the state and 5,710,980 in the nation are employed in jobs related to finance.

Finance & Financial Management Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Finance & Financial Management Jobs in Wisconsin

In this state, finance grads earn an average of $72,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $79,830.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in Wisconsin that offer finance degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

411 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $45,000 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 82%. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

241 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,661. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. In their early career, UWM grads earn an average salary of $36,300.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
12,452 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year. The full-time teacher rate is 76%. The average student takes 4.57 years to complete their degree at UW - Whitewater.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,623 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 79% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,478.

#5

Marquette University

Milwaukee
126 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
11,819 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.27 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $29,693. In their early career, Marquette grads earn an average salary of $50,600.

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,255 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. This public school has an average net price of $15,673. The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

92 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

64% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.81 years to complete their degree at UW Oshkosh. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

#8

Carthage College

Kenosha
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,742 Total Students

The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $37,000 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,777 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,966 Total Students

In their early career, WITC grads earn an average salary of $29,500. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $11,586.

Finance & Financial Management Careers in WI

Some of the careers finance majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Financial Managers 23% $122,300
Personal Financial Advisors 23% $88,590
Financial Analysts 15% $71,330
Credit Counselors 12% $37,990
Financial Specialists 12% $53,960
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 12% $58,060
Credit Analysts 10% $61,670
General and Operations Managers 10% $104,990
Loan Interviewers and Clerks 9% $39,240
Loan Officers 8% $62,850
Budget Analysts 6% $70,650
Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 2% $41,270
Bill and Account Collectors -2% $36,740
New Accounts Clerks -5% $36,780
Tellers -8% $28,490

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Business Administration & Management 6,335
Accounting 2,652
Marketing 1,705
Human Resource Management 776
Business & Commerce 739
Business Support & Assistance 476
Entrepreneurial Studies 415
Management Information Systems 287

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