Ypsilanti has a total population of 22,362 and a student population of 22,893. Of these students, 22,893 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Ypsilanti, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Eastern Michigan University. Approximately 164 students graduated in 2010 from Eastern Michigan University with credentials in accounting.
A reported 176 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Ypsilanti in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ypsilanti's accounting schools was $19,114 per year for instate students and $33,019 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,785 per year, on average, for room and board at Ypsilanti-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,428.
If you plan on staying in Ypsilanti after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Ypsilanti, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 55,310 accountants working in Michigan and 1,930 working in the greater Ypsilanti area in 2010. Ypsilanti's accountant workforce is projected 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 Ypsilanti is $36,320 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.