College Station has a general population of 67,890 and an overall student population of 50,530. Approximately 48,702 of College Station's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
College Station's largest accounting school is Texas A & M University. In 2010, approximately 454 students graduated from the Accounting program at Texas A & M University.
A reported 454 students graduated with credentials in accounting in College Station in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at College Station's accounting schools was $20,316 per year for instate students and $34,746 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,278 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,039 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,277.
If you plan on staying in College Station after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in College Station, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 143,380 accountants in Texas. Of these accountants, 850 were working in the greater College Station area. The number of accountants in College Station is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in College Station, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,860 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.