With an overall population of 6,293 and a student population of 1,162, approximately 1,162 of Ironwood students attend one of Ironwood's schools that offer accounting programs.
Gogebic Community College is the largest accounting school in Ironwood, based on student population. In 2010, Gogebic Community College graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an accounting degree in Ironwood. If you decide to attend one of Ironwood's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,413 per year in instate tuition and $10,219 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Ironwood. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,790 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,623.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Ironwood, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 55,310 accountants in Michigan, 1,690 were working in the greater Ironwood area. Ironwood'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 Ironwood is $28,270 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.