Miles City has a general population of 8,487 and an overall student population of 502. Approximately 502 of Miles City's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Miles City, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Miles Community College. In 2010, Miles Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an accounting certificate in Miles City. Tuition in 2009 at Miles City's accounting schools was $10,490 per year for instate students and $13,280 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 $4,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Miles City after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Miles City, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. In 2010, there were 12,360 accountants in Montana. Of these accountants, 880 were working in the greater Miles City area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 13% in Miles City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Miles City is $28,530 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.