Dowagiac has a general population of 6,147 and an overall student population of 2,970. Approximately 2,970 of Dowagiac's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Dowagiac's largest accounting school is Southwestern Michigan College. In 2010, Southwestern Michigan College graduated approximately 6 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Dowagiac's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Dowagiac's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,447 per year in instate tuition and $14,742 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $7,287.
If you plan on staying in Dowagiac after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Dowagiac, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 accountants in Michigan were working in the greater Dowagiac area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Dowagiac will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Dowagiac is $30,780 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.
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