Finance Schools In Virginia

Finance classes faculty can choose to work at one of 20 accredited finance schools in Virginia. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in finance in the state of Virginia, which encompasses finance training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    1000 Dabney Drive, Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422-1000

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  3. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  4. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Hampden-Sydney College

    College Road, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943-0128

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  6. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  7. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  8. Mary Baldwin College

    New & Frederick St, Staunton, Virginia 24401

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  9. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  10. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  11. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  12. Strayer Virginia

    2121 15th Street N, Arlington, Virginia 22207

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  13. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  16. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  17. DeVry University-Virginia

    2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3843

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  18. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  19. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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  20. Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton

    4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Finance Employment

Virginia 71,390
National 2,457,330

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

Employment Growth for Finance professionals In Virginia

68,030 69,560 71,230 72,510 71,390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Finance is a growing field in Virginia. 3,360 more finance professionals were working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Virginia, this field has grown by 5% in four years. This is faster than the trend for finance professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of finance professionals has shrunk by 1% between 2006 and 2010.

Finance VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$73,199 $76,083 $76,650 $77,706 $79,644
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
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 Virginia. Finance professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $73,199 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $79,644 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Finance professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$40,156
25th percentile
$51,938
50th percentile
$72,212
75th percentile
$97,185
90th percentile
$122,158

Thus, finance professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, 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 204%

Average Salaries for Finance professionals and related professions in Virginia

Accounting
$49,843
Business
$101,816
Business Administration
$95,770
Business Management
$112,988
Finance
$79,644
International Business
$97,230
Marketing
$96,387
Risk Management
$92,470
Small Business
$122,420

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
5
doctor
0
Certificate
2
Total30

The number of students graduating from the 20 accredited finance schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 185 finance graduates from finance courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 1,054 graduates.

Thus there was a 470% percent increase in the number of finance school degree or certificate graduates in Virginia. 77% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in finance.

Finance Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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