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Accounting Schools in Columbia, South Carolina

Accounting Schools in Columbia, SC

There are 4 accounting schools in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia has a total population of 116,278 and a student population of 36,645. Of these students, 33,157 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.

The largest accounting school in Columbia, by student population, is University of South Carolina-Columbia. In 2010, University of South Carolina-Columbia graduated approximately 187 students from its accounting program.

A total of 228 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Columbia in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Columbia's accounting schools was $27,711 per year for instate students and $32,570 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,345 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Columbia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,851 per year, on average, for room and board at Columbia-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $18,101.

Accounting Salaries and Career Outlook in Columbia

If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Columbia, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 accountants in South Carolina were working in the greater Columbia area. Columbia's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.

The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Columbia is $33,040 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Accounting Degree in Columbia
  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Classes
  • Accounting Courses
  • Accounting Training

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  1. 1University of South Carolina-ColumbiaUniversity of South Carolina-Columbia

    Address:
    Columbia, South Carolina 29208

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Benedict CollegeBenedict College

    Address:
    1600 Harden Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29204-1086

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree

  3. 3Columbia CollegeColumbia College

    Address:
    1301 Columbia College Dr, Columbia, South Carolina 29203

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4Centura CollegeCentura College

    Address:
    7500 Two Notch Road, Columbia, South Carolina 29223

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

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