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Finance & Financial Management at American University

Finance & Financial Management is one of the majors in the business, management & marketing program at American University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, average salaries, and more. We've also included details on how The American University ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in finance.

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Finance & Financial Management Degrees Available at The American University

The American University Finance Rankings

The American University was ranked #71 on College Factual's most recent list of the best schools for finance majors. This puts the bachelor's program at the school solidly in the top 15% of all colleges and universities in the country. It is also ranked #3 in District of Columbia.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Finance & Financial Management Master’s Degree Schools 28
35
Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Finance & Financial Management Graduates 35
Highest Paid Master’s Degree Finance & Financial Management Graduates 37
Best Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools 60
66
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $30-$48k) 95
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $0-$30k) 125
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management 126
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $75-$110k) 129
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $48-$75k) 130
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income Over $110k) 133
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (With Aid) 138
163
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $30-$48k) 310
355
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $0-$30k) 474
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $48-$75k) 512
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income $75-$110k) 515
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (With Aid) 547
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management 548
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Finance & Financial Management (Income Over $110k) 557

Popularity of Finance at The American University

During the 2020-2021 academic year, American University handed out 86 bachelor's degrees in finance and financial management. Due to this, the school was ranked #136 in popularity out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 34% over the previous year when 64 degrees were handed out.

In 2021, 38 students received their master’s degree in finance from The American University. This makes it the #35 most popular school for finance master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Finance Graduates from The American University Make?

Salary of Finance Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Finance majors who earn their bachelor's degree from The American University go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $64,161 a year. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is higher than the national average of $48,896 for all finance bachelor's degree recipients.

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Salary of Finance Graduates with a Master's Degree

Graduates of the master's finance program at The American University make a median salary of $76,001. This is a better than average outcome since the median salary for all finance graduates with a master's is $66,697.

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How Much Student Debt Do Finance Graduates from The American University Have?

Student Debt of Finance Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at The American University, finance students borrow a median amount of $23,231 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all finance bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $24,500.

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The American University Finance Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the finance majors at American University.

The American University Finance & Financial Management Bachelor’s Program

During the 2020-2021 academic year, 86 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in finance from The American University. About 62% were men and 38% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from American University with a bachelor's in finance.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 26
Non-Resident Aliens 36
Other Races 9

The American University Finance & Financial Management Master’s Program

Of the 38 students who graduated with a Master’s in finance from The American University in 2021, 53% were men and 47% were women.

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The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from American University with a master's in finance.

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Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 0
Non-Resident Aliens 34
Other Races 0

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 351
Accounting 139
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 85
Human Resource Management 28
Marketing 20

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