Springfield has a total population of 151,580 and a student population of 44,963. Of these students, 20,371 are enrolled in schools that offer forensic accounting programs.
Of the 1 forensic accounting schools in Springfield, the largest forensic accounting school, by student population, is Missouri State University. In 2010, Missouri State University graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in forensic accounting.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a forensic accounting certificate from one of Springfield's forensic accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Springfield's forensic accounting schools was $16,628 per year for instate students and $21,908 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for forensic accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,922 per year, on average, for room and board at Springfield-based forensic accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in forensic accounting, if you decide to work as a forensic accountant in Springfield, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 27,120 forensic accountants in Missouri, 1,490 were working in the greater Springfield area. The number of forensic accountants in Springfield is expected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for forensic accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a forensic accountant in Springfield is $46,290 per year, which is higher than the average for forensic accountants state-wide.
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