With an overall population of 27,117 and a student population of 22,741, approximately 22,324 of Ankeny students attend one of Ankeny's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Ankeny, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Des Moines Area Community College. In 2010, Des Moines Area Community College graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Ankeny's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Ankeny's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,682 per year in instate tuition and $17,132 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Ankeny. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,380.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Ankeny, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 accountants in Iowa were working in the greater Ankeny area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 10% in Ankeny. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Ankeny, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,460 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.