Lewiston has a total population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292. Of these students, 4,200 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Lewiston, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. Approximately 28 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis-Clark State College with credentials in accounting.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Lewiston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,520 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Lewiston. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 10,020 accountants in Idaho. Of these accountants, 410 were working in the greater Lewiston area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 14% in Lewiston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Lewiston is $34,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.