Finance Schools In Rhode Island

In Rhode Island, there are 9 accredited schools where finance classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Rhode Island's finance academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in finance includes finance training at the following levels:

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


  1. Brown University

    One Prospect Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02912

    15 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Bryant University

    1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Rhode Island 02917-1291

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Johnson & Wales University

    8 Abbott Park Place, Providence, Rhode Island 02903-3703

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Providence College

    1 Cunningham Square, Providence, Rhode Island 02918-0001

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Rhode Island College

    600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Community College of Rhode Island

    400 East Ave, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886-1807

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Rhode Island

    Kingston, Rhode Island 02881

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Roger Williams University

    One Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, Rhode Island 02809-2923

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Salve Regina University

    100 Ochre Point Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island 02840-4192

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Rhode Island Vs. National Finance Employment

Rhode Island 8,760
National 2,457,330

Of all of the finance professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of Rhode Island.

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Rhode Island

10,870 10,110 10,060 9,410 8,760
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of finance professionals is shrinking in Rhode Island. There were 2,110 less finance professionals working in Rhode Island in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 19% 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 Rhode Island

$68,343 $72,947 $75,231 $74,432 $75,240
$45,814 $47,319 $48,863 $50,877 $52,430
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 Rhode Island. Finance professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $68,343 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $75,240 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Rhode Island

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This represents a growth in salaries of 9%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Rhode Island state, within the field of finance, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid finance professionals earn 95% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Rhode Island

Business Administration
Business Management
International Business
Risk Management
Small Business

In Rhode Island, finance professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Finance programs available for each degree type for all schools in Rhode Island


As the number of finance professionals is decreasing in Rhode Island state, the number of students graduating from the 9 accredited finance schools in Rhode Island state is increasing. In 2006, 110 students graduated from finance courses in Rhode Island. And in 2010, 454 students graduated.

Thus there was a 313% percent increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Rhode Island. Most of these graduates, or 60%, earned an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Rhode Island

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Currently we are in the process of collecting data for the number of finance faculty in Rhode Island, growth in the field of finance academia and faculty salaries in Rhode Island. If you are involved in teaching finance courses to students at the certificate in finance, associates degree in finance, bachelors degree in finance, and masters degree in finance levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of finance in Rhode Island. Once you submit your information, you will get a chance to see an overview of what we have learned thus far from you and your peers.

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