Henderson has a general population of 5,670 and an overall student population of 2,027. Approximately 2,027 of Henderson's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Freed-Hardeman University is the largest accounting school in Henderson, based on student population. In 2010, Freed-Hardeman University graduated approximately 12 students from its accounting program.
A total of 12 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Henderson in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Henderson was $14,998 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Henderson-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,648.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Henderson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 45 accountants in Tennessee were working in the greater Henderson area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 7% in Henderson. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Henderson, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,780 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.