Bristol has a general population of 24,821 and an overall student population of 1,804. Approximately 1,804 of Bristol's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
King College is the largest accounting school in Bristol, based on student population. In 2010, King College graduated approximately 2 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an accounting degree in Bristol. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Bristol, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 33,830 accountants in Tennessee. Of these accountants, 1,400 were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Bristol will 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 Bristol is $29,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.