Lebanon has a general population of 3,523 and an overall student population of 3,284. Approximately 3,284 of Lebanon's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
McKendree University is the largest accounting school in Lebanon, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Accounting program at McKendree University.
A reported 51 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Lebanon in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Lebanon was $22,070 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,110.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Lebanon, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 accountants in Illinois were working in the greater Lebanon area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Lebanon will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Lebanon, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,090 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.