Belleville has a total population of 41,410 and a student population of 14,458. Of these students, 14,440 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Southwestern Illinois College is the largest accounting school in Belleville, based on student population. Approximately 15 students graduated in 2010 from Southwestern Illinois College with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Belleville's accounting schools. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Belleville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,380.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,008 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Belleville, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 74,880 accountants in Illinois. Of these accountants, 15,140 were working in the greater Belleville area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Belleville will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Belleville is $34,090 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.