Marshall has a total population of 12,735 and a student population of 6,740. Of these students, 6,740 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Marshall's largest accounting school is Southwest Minnesota State University. In 2010, approximately 22 students graduated from the Accounting program at Southwest Minnesota State University.
In 2010, 22 students graduated with an accounting degree in Marshall. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Marshall was $6,932 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marshall, your job prospects are not very good. There were 37,970 accountants working in Minnesota and 2,120 working in the greater Marshall area in 2010. Marshall's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Marshall is $29,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.