There are 2 accounting schools in Hobbs, New Mexico. Hobbs has a total population of 28,657 and a student population of 2,841. Of these students, 2,841 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Hobbs, by student population, is University of the Southwest. In 2010, University of the Southwest graduated approximately 4 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Hobbs's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Hobbs's accounting schools was $16,796 per year for instate students and $16,856 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,254 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,760 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,504.
If you plan on staying in Hobbs after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Hobbs, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 14,100 accountants in New Mexico, 2,360 were working in the greater Hobbs area. The number of accountants in Hobbs is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Hobbs is $27,560 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.