Roswell has a general population of 45,293 and an overall student population of 4,763. Approximately 4,347 of Roswell's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus is the largest accounting school in Roswell, based on student population. In 2010, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Campus graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Roswell in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,871 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Roswell accounting schools was an average of $14,799 per year in 2009.
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 at one of the Roswell-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,254 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,335.
If you plan on staying in Roswell after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Roswell, 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 Roswell area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Roswell will increase by 6% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Roswell, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,560 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.