Cleveland has a total population of 37,192 and a student population of 8,187. Of these students, 4,262 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Cleveland, by student population, is Lee University. In 2010, Lee University graduated approximately 18 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with an accounting degree in Cleveland. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,660 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Cleveland. And if you live on campus at one of the Cleveland-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $5,650 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Cleveland, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 55 accountants in Tennessee were working in the greater Cleveland area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Cleveland will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Cleveland is $28,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.