Houghton has a total population of 7,010 and a student population of 7,136. Of these students, 7,136 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Houghton, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Michigan Technological University. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Accounting program at Michigan Technological University.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with an accounting degree in Houghton. If you decide to attend one of Houghton's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $23,093 per year in instate tuition and $35,363 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,121 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 55,310 accountants in Michigan. Of these accountants, 1,690 were working in the greater Houghton area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 5% in Houghton. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.