With an overall population of 20,546 and a student population of 11,282, approximately 11,264 of Ruston students attend one of Ruston's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Ruston, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Louisiana Tech University. In 2010, Louisiana Tech University graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 46 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Ruston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,534 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ruston accounting schools was an average of $20,931 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,800 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ruston-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $5,055 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Ruston after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Ruston, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 28,880 accountants in Louisiana, 1,120 were working in the greater Ruston area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 8% in Ruston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Ruston is $25,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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