Twin Falls has a general population of 34,469 and an overall student population of 8,169. Approximately 8,133 of Twin Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Twin Falls's largest accounting school is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, College of Southern Idaho graduated approximately 11 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an accounting degree in Twin Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,728 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Twin Falls accounting schools was an average of $17,048 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Twin Falls. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,020 accountants in Idaho, 1,040 were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The number of accountants in Twin Falls is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Twin Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,950 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.