Lawrence has a total population of 80,098 and a student population of 30,515. Of these students, 29,242 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Lawrence, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Kansas. In 2010, University of Kansas graduated approximately 326 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 326 students graduated with an accounting degree in Lawrence. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,156 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lawrence accounting schools was an average of $32,125 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,802 per year, on average, for room and board at Lawrence-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,354.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Lawrence, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 23,080 accountants in Kansas, 580 were working in the greater Lawrence area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 9% in Lawrence. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Lawrence is $29,360 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.
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