Forrest City has a general population of 14,774 and an overall student population of 1,758. Approximately 228 of Forrest City's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Forrest City, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute. In 2010, Crowleys Ridge Technical Institute graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Forrest City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,350 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Forrest City after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Forrest City, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. There were 20,490 accountants working in Arkansas and 1,110 working in the greater Forrest City area in 2010. The number of accountants in Forrest City is expected to increase by 9% 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 Forrest City is $25,240 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.