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Insurance Schools in New York

66 students earned Insurance degrees in New York in the 2020-2021 year.

As a degree choice, Insurance is the 25th most popular major in the state.

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 65
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 1
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 1

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.5%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.1%
  • White: 62.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.6%
  • Other Races: 7.6%

Jobs for Insurance Grads in New York

In this state, there are 57,750 people employed in jobs related to an insurance degree, compared to 877,030 nationwide.


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.


There are 2 colleges in New York that offer insurance degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

46 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
20,143 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.47 years. The student loan default rate of 4.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. An average student at STJ will pay a net price of $27,210.


SUNY Oswego

19 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
7,636 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.40%.

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 20,464
Accounting 7,403
Management Sciences & Methods 4,907
Finance & Financial Management 3,295
Marketing 2,226
Specialized Sales 1,745
Hospitality Management 1,586
Human Resource Management 1,308

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