With an overall population of 62,220 and a student population of 29,100, approximately 28,987 of Iowa City students attend one of Iowa City's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Iowa City, by student population, is University of Iowa. Approximately 151 students graduated in 2010 from University of Iowa with credentials in accounting.
A total of 151 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Iowa City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,438 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Iowa City accounting schools was an average of $34,812 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,004 per year, on average, for room and board at Iowa City-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,044.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Iowa City, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 25,290 accountants in Iowa, 880 were working in the greater Iowa City area. Iowa City's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Iowa City, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,660 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.