With an overall population of 27,509 and a student population of 12,424, approximately 12,348 of Bozeman students attend one of Bozeman's schools that offer accounting programs.
Bozeman's largest accounting school is Montana State University. In 2010, Montana State University graduated approximately 43 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 43 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Bozeman in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bozeman's accounting schools was $17,468 per year for instate students and $29,131 per year for out of state students.
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 Bozeman. And if you live on campus at one of the Bozeman-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bozeman, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 accountants in Montana were working in the greater Bozeman area. The number of accountants in Bozeman is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Bozeman, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,200 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.