With an overall population of 119,128 and a student population of 21,903, approximately 21,123 of Lansing students attend one of Lansing's schools that offer accounting programs.
Lansing's largest accounting school is Lansing Community College. In 2010, Lansing Community College graduated approximately 20 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Lansing's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,240 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lansing, your job prospects are not very good. There were 55,310 accountants working in Michigan and 2,600 working in the greater Lansing area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Lansing 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 Lansing is $37,990 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.