Finance Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 28 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 Massachusetts, which includes finance training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American International College

    1000 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts 01109

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  2. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  3. Becker College

    61 Sever St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-2165

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  4. Bentley University

    175 Forest St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02452-4705

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  5. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Brandeis University

    415 South St, Waltham, Massachusetts 02454-9110

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Bridgewater State University

    131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325

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  9. Bunker Hill Community College

    250 New Rutherford Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02129-2925

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  10. Clark University

    950 Main St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-1477

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  12. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  13. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

    1 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Lasell College

    1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466

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  15. University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Amherst, Massachusetts 01003

    94 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. University of Massachusetts-Boston

    100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02125-3393

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  17. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  18. Newbury College-Brookline

    129 Fisher Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

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  19. Nichols College

    Center Rd, Dudley, Massachusetts 01571-5000

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  20. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Salem State University

    352 Lafayette St, Salem, Massachusetts 01970

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  22. Simmons College

    300 The Fenway, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5898

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  23. Springfield Technical Community College

    1 Armory Sq, Springfield, Massachusetts 01105-1296

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  24. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

    285 Old Westport Rd, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747-2300

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  25. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  26. Suffolk University

    8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts 02108-2770

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  27. Western New England College

    1215 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, Massachusetts 01119-2684

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  28. University of Phoenix-Boston Campus

    19 Granite Street Ste 300, Braintree, Massachusetts 02184-1744

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Finance Employment

Massachusetts 73,280
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 3% are in the state of Massachusetts.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Massachusetts

75,830 74,770 74,740 74,900 73,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of finance professionals is shrinking in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, 2,550 less finance professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of finance has shrunk by 3% in Massachusetts. This decline is faster than the change in the number of finance professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% from 2006 to 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$70,096 $77,832 $78,081 $78,417 $80,209
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
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 Massachusetts. The mean salary for finance professionals in 2006 was $70,096 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $80,209 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$44,167
25th percentile
$55,030
50th percentile
$72,103
75th percentile
$95,972
90th percentile
$119,841

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid finance professionals earning 103% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Massachusetts state.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Accounting
$53,852
Business
$109,129
Business Administration
$102,900
Business Management
$119,986
Finance
$80,209
International Business
$88,468
Marketing
$103,050
Risk Management
$83,317
Small Business
$119,110

In Massachusetts, finance professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
4
bachelor
26
master
21
doctor
2
Certificate
6
Total59

As the number of finance professionals is decreasing in Massachusetts state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited finance schools in Massachusetts state is increasing. In Massachusetts, there were 282 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,824 graduates from finance courses in 2010.

This represents a 547% increase in the number of finance degree or certificate school graduates in Massachusetts state. A majority of these graduates, or 44%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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