Parsons has a general population of 11,514 and an overall student population of 1,756. Approximately 1,756 of Parsons's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Parsons's largest accounting school is Labette Community College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Accounting program at Labette Community College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Parsons's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Parsons's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $6,255 per year in instate tuition and $7,005 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $825 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $680 per year, on average, for room and board at Parsons-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,575.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Parsons, your job prospects are average. There were 23,080 accountants working in Kansas and 6,680 working in the greater Parsons area in 2010. Parsons'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 Parsons is $27,100 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.