Fairfield has a general population of 9,509 and an overall student population of 1,199. Approximately 1,199 of Fairfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Fairfield, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Maharishi University of Management. In 2010, Maharishi University of Management graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with an accounting degree in Fairfield. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,430 per year in tuition costs.
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 Fairfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $29,230.
If you plan on staying in Fairfield after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Fairfield, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 25,290 accountants in Iowa, 2,760 were working in the greater Fairfield area. The number of accountants in Fairfield is expected to increase by 10% 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 Fairfield is $28,810 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.