There are 2 accounting schools in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Hattiesburg has a general population of 44,779 and an overall student population of 19,061. Approximately 15,736 of Hattiesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 2 accounting schools in Hattiesburg, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Southern Mississippi. In 2010, approximately 108 students graduated from the Accounting program at University of Southern Mississippi.
A total of 114 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Hattiesburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hattiesburg's accounting schools was $16,412 per year for instate students and $24,062 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hattiesburg-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $6,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,423.
If you plan on staying in Hattiesburg after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Hattiesburg, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 20,360 accountants in Mississippi, 870 were working in the greater Hattiesburg area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Hattiesburg will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Hattiesburg is $29,120 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.
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