If you are interested in pursuing accounting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 accounting schools in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has a total population of 486,699 and a student population of 77,749. Of these students, 74,647 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 2 accounting schools in Tucson, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Arizona. Approximately 187 students graduated in 2010 from University of Arizona with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 223 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Tucson's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Tucson's accounting schools was $20,519 per year for instate students and $35,928 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board at Tucson-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,261.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Tucson, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 36,630 accountants in Arizona, 3,610 were working in the greater Tucson area. Tucson's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Tucson is $33,660 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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