Mount Pleasant has a total population of 8,751 and a student population of 858. Of these students, 858 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Mount Pleasant, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Iowa Wesleyan College. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Accounting program at Iowa Wesleyan College.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an accounting degree in Mount Pleasant. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Mount Pleasant was $21,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Mount Pleasant. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,842 per year, on average, for room and board at Mount Pleasant-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are average. There were 25,290 accountants working in Iowa and 2,760 working in the greater Mount Pleasant area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 10% in Mount Pleasant. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Mount Pleasant is $28,810 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.