With an overall population of 46,525 and a student population of 47,344, approximately 47,071 of East Lansing students attend one of East Lansing's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in East Lansing, by student population, is Michigan State University. In 2010, Michigan State University graduated approximately 378 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 378 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in East Lansing in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at East Lansing's accounting schools was $20,994 per year for instate students and $37,457 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $962 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the East Lansing-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,394 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 East Lansing after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in East Lansing, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 accountants in Michigan were working in the greater East Lansing area. East Lansing's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in East Lansing is $37,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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