Tahlequah has a general population of 14,458 and an overall student population of 9,561. Approximately 9,239 of Tahlequah's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Tahlequah, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Northeastern State University. In 2010, Northeastern State University graduated approximately 89 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 98 students graduated with an accounting degree in Tahlequah. Tuition in 2009 at Tahlequah's accounting schools was $13,228 per year for instate students and $19,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,155 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Tahlequah, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 34,310 accountants in Oklahoma, 2,440 were working in the greater Tahlequah area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Tahlequah will increase by 11% 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 Tahlequah is $25,290 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.