With an overall population of 102,746 and a student population of 13,677, approximately 8,117 of Gary students attend one of Gary's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Gary, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest. In 2010, approximately 28 students graduated from the Accounting program at Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with an accounting degree in Gary. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Gary, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gary, your job prospects are average. There were 44,030 accountants working in Indiana and 3,540 working in the greater Gary area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Gary will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Gary, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.