Kilgore has a general population of 11,301 and an overall student population of 6,375. Approximately 6,375 of Kilgore's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Kilgore College is the largest accounting school in Kilgore, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Kilgore College with credentials in accounting.
A reported 10 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Kilgore in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Kilgore's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in instate tuition and $11,194 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,813 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board at Kilgore-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kilgore, your job prospects are good. There were 143,380 accountants working in Texas and 1,120 working in the greater Kilgore area in 2010. The number of accountants in Kilgore is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Kilgore is $31,760 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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