Marquette has a total population of 19,661 and a student population of 9,428. Of these students, 9,428 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Marquette, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Northern Michigan University. Approximately 18 students graduated in 2010 from Northern Michigan University with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an accounting degree in Marquette. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,680 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Marquette accounting schools was an average of $22,054 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $830 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Marquette. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,846 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,834.
If you plan on staying in Marquette after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Marquette, 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 Marquette area. The number of accountants in Marquette is expected to 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 Marquette is $28,270 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.