Lake Charles, Louisiana has 3 accounting schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. Lake Charles has a total population of 71,757 and a student population of 11,268. Of these students, 11,116 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 3 accounting schools in Lake Charles, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Sowela Technical Community College. Approximately 79 students graduated in 2010 from Sowela Technical Community College with credentials in accounting.
A total of 133 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Lake Charles in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lake Charles's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,427 per year in instate tuition and $20,099 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,340 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Lake Charles. And if you live on campus at one of the Lake Charles-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $4,674 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,572.
If you plan on staying in Lake Charles after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Lake Charles, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. There were 28,880 accountants working in Louisiana and 1,150 working in the greater Lake Charles area in 2010. The number of accountants in Lake Charles is expected to increase by 8% 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 Lake Charles is $32,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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