Helena, Montana has 2 accounting schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. Helena has a total population of 25,780 and a student population of 2,842. Of these students, 2,842 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 2 accounting schools in Helena, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Montana-Helena College of Technology. In 2010, University of Montana-Helena College of Technology graduated approximately 30 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 40 students graduated with an accounting degree in Helena. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,712 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Helena. And if you live on campus at one of the Helena-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,512 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,397.
If you plan on staying in Helena after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Helena, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 accountants in Montana were working in the greater Helena area. Helena's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Helena is $31,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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