Glenwood Springs has a total population of 7,736 and a student population of 5,763. Of these students, 5,741 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Glenwood Springs's largest accounting school is Colorado Mountain College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Accounting program at Colorado Mountain College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Glenwood Springs's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Glenwood Springs's accounting schools was $12,509 per year for instate students and $17,309 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,040 per year, on average, for room and board at Glenwood Springs-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Glenwood Springs after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Glenwood Springs, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 accountants in Colorado were working in the greater Glenwood Springs area. Glenwood Springs's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 5% 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 Glenwood Springs is $30,710 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.