Finance Schools In California

California has 69 accredited finance schools where finance faculty who teach finance classes can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of finance and finance training in California, which includes finance training at the following levels:

  • Finance Certificate
  • Associates degree in Finance
  • Bachelors degree in Finance
  • Masters degree in Finance


Schools

  1. California Institute of Technology

    1200 E California Blvd, Pasadena, California 91125

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. California Lutheran University

    60 W Olsen Rd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360-2787

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. California State University-Fullerton

    800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, California 92831-3599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. California State University-East Bay

    25800 Carlos Bee Blvd, Hayward, California 94542

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. California State University-Long Beach

    1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, California 90840-0115

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. California State University-Northridge

    18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, California 91330

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. University of California-Irvine

    Irvine, California 92697

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. University of California-Los Angeles

    405 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, California 90095-1405

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. University of California-Riverside

    900 University Ave, Riverside, California 92521

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of California-Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara, California 93106

    42 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. University of California-Santa Cruz

    1156 High St, Santa Cruz, California 95064-1011

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Chaffey College

    5885 Haven Ave, Rancho Cucamonga, California 91737-3002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Chapman University

    One University Dr., Orange, California 92866

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. City College of San Francisco

    50 Phelan Ave, San Francisco, California 94112-1898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Claremont Graduate University

    150 E Tenth St, Claremont, California 91711-6160

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Claremont McKenna College

    500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Columbia College in Sonora

    11600 Columbia College Dr, Sonora, California 95370

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. El Camino College-Compton Center

    1111 East Artesia Blvd., Compton, California 90221-5393

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Cosumnes River College

    8401 Center Parkway, Sacramento, California 95823-5799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. De Anza College

    21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino, California 95014

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. DeVry University-California

    901 Corporate Ctr Dr, Pomona, California 91768-2642

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Glendale Community College in Glendale, CA

    1500 N Verdugo Rd, Glendale, California 91208-2894

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Golden Gate University-San Francisco

    536 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105-2968

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Hartnell College

    411 Central Avenue, Salinas, California 93901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. Holy Names University

    3500 Mountain Blvd, Oakland, California 94619-1699

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  26. Imperial Valley College

    380 E. Aten Road, Imperial, California 92251-0158

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Lake Tahoe Community College

    One College Drive, South Lake Tahoe, California 96150

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Laney College

    900 Fallon St, Oakland, California 94607

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. La Sierra University

    4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside, California 92515-8247

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Los Angeles Pierce College

    6201 Winnetka Ave, Woodland Hills, California 91371-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  31. Los Angeles Southwest College

    1600 W Imperial Hwy., Los Angeles, California 90047-4899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  32. Los Angeles Trade Technical College

    400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90015-4181

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  33. Los Angeles Valley College

    5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen, California 91401-4096

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. Los Angeles City College

    855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90029

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. Los Angeles Mission College

    13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar, California 91342-3245

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  36. Mills College

    5000 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94613

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  37. MiraCosta College

    One Barnard Drive, Oceanside, California 92056-3899

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

    1499 N. State S., San Jacinto, California 92583-2399

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  39. National University

    11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, California 92037-1011

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  40. Pacific States University

    3450 Wilshire Blvd. 5th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90010

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. Pasadena City College

    1570 E Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, California 91106-2003

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Pepperdine University

    24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263

    55 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  43. Pitzer College

    1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. University of Redlands

    1200 E. Colton Ave, Redlands, California 92373-0999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. Riverside Community College

    4800 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, California 92506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  46. Saddleback College

    28000 Marguerite Pky, Mission Viejo, California 92692-3635

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  47. San Diego Miramar College

    10440 Black Mountain Rd, San Diego, California 92126-2999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  48. University of San Diego

    5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, California 92110-2492

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  49. University of San Francisco

    2130 Fulton St, San Francisco, California 94117-1080

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  50. San Joaquin Delta College

    5151 Pacific Ave, Stockton, California 95207

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  51. San Jose State University

    1 Washington Sq, San Jose, California 95192-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  52. Santa Barbara City College

    721 Cliff Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93109-2394

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  53. Santa Clara University

    500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California 95053

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  54. College of the Sequoias

    915 S Mooney Blvd, Visalia, California 93277-2214

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  55. Saint Marys College of California

    1928 Saint Marys Road, Moraga, California 94556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  56. Solano Community College

    4000 Suisun Valley Rd, Fairfield, California 94534-3197

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  57. Southwestern College in Chula Vista

    900 Otay Lakes Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910-7299

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  58. University of Southern California

    University Park, Los Angeles, California 90089

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  59. Westmont College

    955 La Paz Rd, Santa Barbara, California 93108-1089

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  60. Yuba College

    2088 N Beale Rd, Marysville, California 95901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  61. Pomona Unified School District Adult and Career Education

    1515 W Mission Blvd, Pomona, California 91766-1233

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  62. University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus

    3890 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 100, San Diego, California 92123-4403

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  63. University of Phoenix-Bay Area Campus

    3590 N First St, San Jose, California 95134-1805

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  64. University of Phoenix-Southern California Campus

    3100 Bristol Street, Suite 500, Costa Mesa, California 92626-3099

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  65. University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus

    2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, California 95833-4334

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  66. Advanced College

    13180 Paramount Blvd., South Gate, California 90280

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  67. University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus

    45 Riverpark Pl W Ste 300, Fresno, California 93720-1562

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  68. Taft University System

    3700 S Susan St Ste 200, Santa Ana, California 92704

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  69. Woodland Community College

    2300 E Gibson Rd, Woodland, California 95776

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

  1. Finance Schools in Los Angeles, CA6 Schools
  2. Finance Schools in San Francisco, CA3 Schools
  3. Finance Schools in San Diego, CA3 Schools
  4. Finance Schools in Riverside, CA3 Schools
  5. Finance Schools in Oakland, CA3 Schools
  6. Finance Schools in Claremont, CA3 Schools
  7. Finance Schools in Santa Barbara, CA3 Schools
  8. Finance Schools in Sacramento, CA2 Schools
  9. Finance Schools in Pasadena, CA2 Schools
  10. Finance Schools in San Jose, CA2 Schools
  11. Finance Schools in Pomona, CA2 Schools
  12. Finance Schools in Oceanside, CA1 Schools
  13. Finance Schools in Imperial, CA1 Schools
  14. Finance Schools in Fairfield, CA1 Schools
  15. Finance Schools in Redlands, CA1 Schools
  16. Finance Schools in Hayward, CA1 Schools
  17. Finance Schools in Moraga, CA1 Schools
  18. Finance Schools in Compton, CA1 Schools
  19. Finance Schools in San Jacinto, CA1 Schools
  20. Finance Schools in Malibu, CA1 Schools
  21. Finance Schools in Irvine, CA1 Schools
  22. Finance Schools in Cupertino, CA1 Schools
  23. Finance Schools in South Gate, CA1 Schools
  24. Finance Schools in Costa Mesa, CA1 Schools
  25. Finance Schools in Santa Clara, CA1 Schools
  26. Finance Schools in Long Beach, CA1 Schools
  27. Finance Schools in Mission Viejo, CA1 Schools
  28. Finance Schools in Santa Cruz, CA1 Schools
  29. Finance Schools in Santa Ana, CA1 Schools
  30. Finance Schools in Glendale, CA1 Schools
  31. Finance Schools in Fullerton, CA1 Schools
  32. Finance Schools in Stockton, CA1 Schools
  33. Finance Schools in Thousand Oaks, CA1 Schools
  34. Finance Schools in Orange, CA1 Schools
  35. Finance Schools in Sonora, CA1 Schools
  36. Finance Schools in Woodland, CA1 Schools
  37. Finance Schools in Rancho Cucamonga, CA1 Schools
  38. Finance Schools in Visalia, CA1 Schools
  39. Finance Schools in Marysville, CA1 Schools
  40. Finance Schools in Fresno, CA1 Schools
  41. Finance Schools in South Lake Tahoe, CA1 Schools
  42. Finance Schools in Chula Vista, CA1 Schools
  43. Finance Schools in Salinas, CA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

California Vs. National Finance Employment

California 263,180
National 2,457,330

Approximately 11% of the country's finance professionals work in California state.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In California

314,290 323,520 310,490 292,410 263,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In California, the field of finance is shrinking. There were 51,110 less finance professionals working in California in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for finance professionals which shows a 1% decrease in the number of finance professionals working around the nation.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in California

$75,657 $77,152 $80,238 $80,989 $85,560
$48,885 $52,410 $54,744 $56,285 $57,176
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of finance professionals is declining, the salaries paid to finance professionals are increasing in California. The mean salary for finance professionals in 2006 was $75,657 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $85,560 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in California

10th percentile
$44,478
25th percentile
$56,298
50th percentile
$75,660
75th percentile
$103,854
90th percentile
$132,048

Thus, there was a 12% growth in finance professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of California, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of finance. The pay differential between the highest paid finance professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 197%

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in California

Accounting
$52,630
Business
$109,340
Business Administration
$106,637
Business Management
$121,280
Finance
$85,560
International Business
$102,440
Marketing
$100,852
Risk Management
$90,045
Small Business
$128,440

Finance professionals in California earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in California

associate
23
bachelor
27
master
23
doctor
0
Certificate
40
Total113

The number of students graduating from the 69 accredited finance schools in California is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,934 finance graduates from finance courses in California and in 2010 there were 3,602 graduates.

This represents a 86% increase in the number of finance degree or certificate school graduates in California state. A majority of these graduates, or 35%, graduated with an undergraduate certificate in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in California

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