Franklin has a general population of 19,463 and an overall student population of 1,271. Approximately 1,271 of Franklin's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Franklin, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Franklin College. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Accounting program at Franklin College.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an accounting degree in Franklin. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Franklin was $23,275 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Franklin. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,885 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $26,475.
If you plan on staying in Franklin after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Franklin, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 44,030 accountants in Indiana, 11,520 were working in the greater Franklin area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Franklin will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Franklin, you can expect to make an average salary of $34,600 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.