With an overall population of 18,928 and a student population of 6,590, approximately 6,484 of Searcy students attend one of Searcy's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Searcy, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Harding University. In 2010, Harding University graduated approximately 39 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with an accounting degree in Searcy. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,580 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,224 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Searcy after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Searcy, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 accountants in Arkansas were working in the greater Searcy area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Searcy will increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Searcy, you can expect to make an average salary of $27,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.