Billings, Montana has 2 accounting schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. Billings has a general population of 89,847 and an overall student population of 6,086. Approximately 2,284 of Billings's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology is the largest accounting school in Billings, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 7 students graduated from the Accounting program at Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Billings's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,578 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Billings accounting schools was an average of $24,398 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Billings. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,895 per year, on average, for room and board at Billings-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,641.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Billings, your job prospects are good. There were 12,360 accountants working in Montana and 1,980 working in the greater Billings area in 2010. The number of accountants in Billings is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Billings is $28,220 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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