Corvallis has a general population of 49,322 and an overall student population of 22,012. Approximately 21,950 of Corvallis's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Corvallis, by student population, is Oregon State University. Approximately 65 students graduated in 2010 from Oregon State University with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with an accounting degree in Corvallis. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,133 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Corvallis accounting schools was an average of $32,057 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,603 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Corvallis. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,352 per year, on average, for room and board at Corvallis-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,781.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Corvallis, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 61 accountants in Oregon were working in the greater Corvallis area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 9% in Corvallis. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Corvallis is $33,460 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.