Moscow has a total population of 21,291 and a student population of 12,175. Of these students, 11,957 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Moscow, by student population, is University of Idaho. In 2010, University of Idaho graduated approximately 64 students from its accounting program.
A total of 64 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Moscow in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,480 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Moscow accounting schools was an average of $28,560 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,474 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Moscow. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,242 per year, on average, for room and board at Moscow-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,238.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Moscow, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 accountants in Idaho were working in the greater Moscow area. Moscow's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Moscow is $28,230 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.