2023 Finance Students
There are about 114,078 students enrolled in Finance in the USA.
Compared to national avg.
Vs. National Avg.
College often can be one of the more momentous periods in one's life; it is an occasion for individual growth and maturation. Students continue to find out their values and build the underlying skills to be a flourishing member of society. But learning is more than what one learns in the classroom - the interactions which one has with her schoolmates, the funny story learned from an old instructor, the exposure to a different vantage point. As such, a diverse campus vastly enhances what you gain from your time at university.
Finance is a slightly more racially diverse focus than average*. 61% of the nation's Finance majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(17%), asian students (10%), and latino students (9%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is Rutgers University-Newark in Newark, NJ.
Second, Finance significatly skews male, with 71% of students majoring in Finance identifying as men. University of San Francisco in San Francisco, CA has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.
Another significant type of diversity is financial diversity. Sadly, Finance ranks in the bottom 13% of subjects wealth diversity. 35% of its majors come from households earning more than $110,000 a year, 15% are from households with $48,000 to $75,000 annual incomes, and 21% grew up in families with a sub $30,000 annual income. University of North Carolina at Charlotte has the most economically diverse student body in the top 100.
Considering each type of diversity, overall CA is the most diverse state for Finance. The Far West is the most diverse region, and the West Coast Conference is the most diverse conference.
* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white
Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
Under 30k: 21%
30k - 48k: 14%
48k - 75k: 15%
75k - 110k: 15%
Over 110k: 35%
In State: 64%
Out of State: 31%