With an overall population of 10,076 and a student population of 2,671, approximately 2,647 of Storm Lake students attend one of Storm Lake's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Storm Lake, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Buena Vista University. Approximately 59 students graduated in 2010 from Buena Vista University with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 59 students graduated with an accounting degree in Storm Lake. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,540 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,292 per year, on average, for room and board at Storm Lake-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Storm Lake, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 25,290 accountants in Iowa, 2,570 were working in the greater Storm Lake area. The number of accountants in Storm Lake is expected to increase by 10% 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 Storm Lake is $26,750 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.