With an overall population of 92,962 and a student population of 1,976, approximately 1,778 of Olathe students attend one of Olathe's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Olathe, by student population, is MidAmerica Nazarene University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from MidAmerica Nazarene University with credentials in accounting.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Olathe in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Olathe was $19,146 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,180 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Olathe. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,452 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,315.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Olathe, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 23,080 accountants in Kansas, 12,650 were working in the greater Olathe area. Olathe's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Olathe is $33,940 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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