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.
Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus offers 2 Finance, General degree programs. It's a medium sized, private not-for-profit, four-year university in a large suburb. In 2019, 10 Finance, General students graduated with students earning 10 Bachelor's degrees.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|Rutgers University-Newark Newark, NJ||23 : 1||13,605|
|Rutgers University-New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ||22 : 1||50,173|
|Rutgers University-Camden Camden, NJ||23 : 1||7,233|
|Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ||21 : 1||10,219|
|Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ||23 : 1||4,674|
|Saint Peter's University Jersey City, NJ||28 : 1||3,233|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus Madison, NJ||21 : 1||3,366|
|Rowan University Glassboro, NJ||33 : 1||19,618|
|William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, NJ||26 : 1||10,105|
|Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Teaneck, NJ||50 : 1||8,206|
|New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ||32 : 1||7,949|
|Thomas Edison State University Trenton, NJ||10,227|
|Kean University Union, NJ||40 : 1||14,309|
|Georgian Court University Lakewood, NJ||26 : 1||2,411|
|University of Phoenix-New Jersey Jersey City, NJ||26|
|County College of Morris Randolph, NJ||46 : 1||7,488|
|Essex County College Newark, NJ||83 : 1||7,434|