Finance Schools In North Carolina

In North Carolina, there are 28 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of North Carolina, which encompasses 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. Appalachian State University

    Boone, North Carolina 28608

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  2. Barton College

    200 ACC Drive NE, Wilson, North Carolina 27893-7000

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  3. Campbell University

    450 Leslie Campbell Ave, Buies Creek, North Carolina 27506

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  4. Catawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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  5. Coastal Carolina Community College

    444 Western Blvd, Jacksonville, North Carolina 28546-6816

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  6. Craven Community College

    800 College Ct, New Bern, North Carolina 28562-4900

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  7. East Carolina University

    East 5th Street, Greenville, North Carolina 27858-4353

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Fayetteville Technical Community College

    2201 Hull Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28303-0236

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  9. Fayetteville State University

    1200 Murchison Rd, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301-4298

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  10. Forsyth Technical Community College

    2100 Silas Creek Pky, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27103-5197

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  11. Gardner-Webb University

    Main St, Boiling Springs, North Carolina 28017-0997

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  12. Isothermal Community College

    286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale, North Carolina 28160-0804

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  13. Lenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

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  14. Meredith College

    3800 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607-5298

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  15. Methodist University

    5400 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, North Carolina 28311-1420

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  16. North Carolina A & T State University

    1601 E Market St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411

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  17. University of North Carolina at Charlotte

    9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28223-0001

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    1000 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, North Carolina 27402-6170

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

    2101 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27695-7001

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. University of North Carolina-Wilmington

    601 South College Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5963

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  21. Southeastern Community College in Whiteville

    4564 Chadbourn Hwy, Whiteville, North Carolina 28472-5422

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  22. Wake Forest University

    1834 Wake Forest Road, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27106

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  23. Wingate University

    220 North Camden Road, Wingate, North Carolina 28174-0159

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  24. Winston-Salem State University

    601 Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27110-0001

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  25. Western Carolina University

    Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646

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  26. DeVry University-North Carolina

    2015 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Suite 109, Charlotte, North Carolina 28273-4068

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  27. University of Phoenix-Raleigh Campus

    5511 Capital Center Dr Ste 390, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606-3380

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  28. Strayer University-North Carolina

    4 Copley Pkwy, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Carolina Vs. National Finance Employment

North Carolina 70,240
National 2,457,330

Approximately 3% of the country's finance professionals work in North Carolina state.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In North Carolina

63,980 71,820 75,090 73,660 70,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a growing field in North Carolina. 6,260 more finance professionals were working in North Carolina in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of finance professionals has grown by 10%. This growth 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 North Carolina

$57,632 $68,378 $70,800 $71,846 $75,654
$42,193 $43,618 $45,387 $46,982 $48,254
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Finance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of finance professionals is growing, the salaries paid to finance professionals are increasing in North Carolina. The mean salary for finance professionals in 2006 was $57,632 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,654 per year.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in North Carolina

10th percentile
$42,175
25th percentile
$51,912
50th percentile
$68,466
75th percentile
$91,701
90th percentile
$114,936

This represents a 24% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of North Carolina, 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 94%

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in North Carolina

Accounting
$44,125
Business
$96,903
Business Administration
$92,267
Business Management
$102,650
Finance
$75,654
International Business
$91,482
Marketing
$86,495
Risk Management
$80,087
Small Business
$120,070

In North Carolina, finance professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in North Carolina

associate
7
bachelor
24
master
5
doctor
1
Certificate
6
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As the number of finance professionals is increasing in North Carolina state, the number of students graduating from the 28 accredited finance schools in North Carolina state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 369 finance graduates from finance courses in North Carolina and in 2010 there were 921 graduates.

There was an increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in North Carolina by 150%. A majority of these graduates, or 56%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in North Carolina

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