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Insurance Schools in New York

79 Insurance students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Insurance is the 26th most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Insurance Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 71
Master’s Degree 6
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2

Gender Distribution

In New York, a insurance major is more popular with men than with women.

Insurance Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of insurance majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.1%
  • Black or African American: 10.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.8%
  • White: 49.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 16.5%
  • Other Races: 10.1%
Insurance Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Insurance Grads in New York

There are 57,750 people in the state and 877,030 people in the nation working in insurance jobs.

Insurance Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Insurance Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a insurance grad in the state is $84,540, compared to a typical salary of $67,890 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in New York that offer insurance degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:

70 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,718 Total Students

An average student at STJ will pay a net price of $25,792. Graduates earn an average $41,100 after graduation. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years.


SUNY Oswego

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
7,830 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 64%.


Utica College

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 97% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,400 after earning their degree at this institution.


Baruch College

New York
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,679 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 45%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.70%. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,443 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. 85% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,100 a year.


Hilbert College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
766 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. Graduates earn an average $31,200 after graduation.

Insurance Careers in NY

Some of the careers insurance majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Insurance Sales Agents 4% $60,700
Auto Damage Insurance Appraisers 1% $64,610
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators -2% $70,100
Insurance Underwriters -8% $78,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Business Administration & Management 23,875
Accounting 8,741
Finance & Financial Management 3,355
Business & Commerce 2,602
Marketing 2,159
Management Sciences & Methods 1,986
Specialized Sales 1,881
Hospitality Management 1,792

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