Brenham has a general population of 13,507 and an overall student population of 17,173. Approximately 17,173 of Brenham's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Brenham, by student population, is Blinn College. In 2010, Blinn College graduated approximately 19 students from its accounting program.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Brenham in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,637 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Brenham accounting schools was an average of $12,461 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,094 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,630 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,007.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brenham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 143,380 accountants in Texas, 1,880 were working in the greater Brenham area. The number of accountants in Brenham is expected to 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 Brenham is $28,360 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.