Gunnison has a general population of 5,409 and an overall student population of 2,237. Approximately 2,237 of Gunnison's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Gunnison's largest accounting school is Western State College of Colorado. In 2010, Western State College of Colorado graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree in Gunnison. If you decide to attend one of Gunnison's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,725 per year in instate tuition and $25,881 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,500 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,456 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 Gunnison after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Gunnison, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 35,010 accountants in Colorado, 2,260 were working in the greater Gunnison area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Gunnison will 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 Gunnison is $30,710 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.