With an overall population of 3,579 and a student population of 9,429, approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee students attend one of Cullowhee's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Cullowhee, by student population, is Western Carolina University. In 2010, approximately 57 students graduated from the Accounting program at Western Carolina University.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Cullowhee's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cullowhee accounting schools was an average of $24,067 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board at Cullowhee-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Cullowhee, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, there were 56,960 accountants in North Carolina. Of these accountants, 2,490 were working in the greater Cullowhee area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Cullowhee will increase by 9% 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 Cullowhee is $28,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723-9646