Lebanon has a total population of 20,235 and a student population of 1,727. Of these students, 1,355 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Lebanon, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Cumberland University. Approximately 10 students graduated in 2010 from Cumberland University with credentials in accounting.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Lebanon in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,280 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Lebanon-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,930.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Lebanon, your job prospects are not very good. There were 33,830 accountants working in Tennessee and 8,460 working in the greater Lebanon area in 2010. Lebanon's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Lebanon is $31,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.