Are you good at math, interested in investing and budgeting, or want to crunch numbers for businesses? Well lucky you! Earning your degree in finance may be your calling. Finance is the study of money and how it’s created and managed, which includes investments, assets, and liabilities. Common coursework includes financial markets, corporate finance, and risk assessment.
Where this degree can get tricky is in understanding how it differs from accounting. Generally speaking, finance is more focused on a wider area of the business and financial sector, including economics, banking, and business. Accounting focuses more on financial reports and records. At some universities, finance may be a stand-alone major, and at other schools, most likely smaller schools, it may be an emphasis or concentration within a business administration degree. Common careers of those with this degree include financial analysts, wealth advisors, and investment bankers.
Michigan State University offers 3 Finance, General degree programs. It's a very large, public, four-year university in a small city. In 2019, 400 Finance, General students graduated with students earning 362 Bachelor's degrees, 36 Master's degrees, and 2 Doctoral degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Michigan State University East Lansing, MI||20 : 1||49,809|
|Wayne State University Detroit, MI||26 : 1||26,824|
|Cleary University Howell, MI||102 : 1||610|
|University of Michigan-Dearborn Dearborn, MI||25 : 1||9,191|
|Northwood University Midland, MI||56 : 1||2,934|
|Spring Arbor University Spring Arbor, MI||37 : 1||3,333|
|Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI||21 : 1||24,033|
|Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI||17 : 1||7,027|
|Cornerstone University Grand Rapids, MI||30 : 1||1,998|
|Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI||25 : 1||19,362|
|Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI||31 : 1||19,013|
|Albion College Albion, MI||13 : 1||1,475|
|Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI||25 : 1||21,470|
|University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI||16 : 1||5,080|
|Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI||25 : 1||17,784|
|Ferris State University Big Rapids, MI||25 : 1||12,472|
|Baker College Owosso, MI||44 : 1||7,606|
|Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI||59 : 1||6,429|
|Walsh College Troy, MI||75 : 1||1,800|
|Adrian College Adrian, MI||19 : 1||1,828|