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Accounting Schools in Tacoma, Washington State

Accounting Schools in Tacoma, WA

If you decide that you want to get an accounting degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 4 accounting schools in Tacoma, Washington. Tacoma has a general population of 193,556 and an overall student population of 22,872. Approximately 18,934 of Tacoma's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.

Tacoma's largest accounting school is University of Washington-Tacoma Campus. In 2010, approximately 71 students graduated from the Accounting program at University of Washington-Tacoma Campus.

A reported 147 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Tacoma in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tacoma's accounting schools was $30,342 per year for instate students and $38,680 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,024 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Tacoma. And if you live on campus at one of the Tacoma-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,427 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,198.

Accounting Salaries and Career Outlook in Tacoma

If you plan on staying in Tacoma after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Tacoma, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 52,830 accountants working in Washington State and 3,990 working in the greater Tacoma area in 2010. Tacoma's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.

As an accountant in Tacoma, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Accounting Degree in Tacoma
  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Classes
  • Accounting Courses
  • Accounting Training

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  1. 1Tacoma Community CollegeTacoma Community College

    Address:
    6501 S 19th St, Tacoma, Washington 98466-6100

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Bates Technical CollegeBates Technical College

    Address:
    1101 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, Washington 98405

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

  3. 3Pacific Lutheran UniversityPacific Lutheran University

    Address:
    1010 122nd St So, Tacoma, Washington 98447-0003

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4University of Washington-Tacoma CampusUniversity of Washington-Tacoma Campus

    Address:
    1900 Commerce St, Tacoma, Washington 98402-3100

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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