Richmond has a general population of 39,124 and an overall student population of 7,826. Approximately 3,451 of Richmond's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Richmond, by student population, is Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Accounting program at Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond.
A total of 77 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,090 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,060 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Richmond after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Richmond, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. There were 44,030 accountants working in Indiana and 2,040 working in the greater Richmond area in 2010. Richmond's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Richmond is $29,220 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.