If you are interested in pursuing accounting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 accounting schools in Wichita Falls, Texas. Wichita Falls has a general population of 104,197 and an overall student population of 6,575. Approximately 6,575 of Wichita Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Wichita Falls's largest accounting school is Midwestern State University. In 2010, Midwestern State University graduated approximately 38 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 83 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Wichita Falls's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Wichita Falls's accounting schools was $14,202 per year for instate students and $14,922 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Wichita Falls. And if you live on campus at one of the Wichita Falls-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 143,380 accountants in Texas. Of these accountants, 910 were working in the greater Wichita Falls area. The number of accountants in Wichita Falls 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 Wichita Falls is $27,930 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.
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