Mount Pleasant has a general population of 13,935 and an overall student population of 2,920. Approximately 2,920 of Mount Pleasant's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Mount Pleasant, by student population, is Northeast Texas Community College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Accounting program at Northeast Texas Community College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with an accounting certificate from one of Mount Pleasant's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Mount Pleasant's accounting schools was $11,874 per year for instate students and $12,948 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,130 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mount Pleasant-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $3,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,074.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mount Pleasant, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 143,380 accountants in Texas. Of these accountants, 3,080 were working in the greater Mount Pleasant area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Mount Pleasant will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Mount Pleasant, you can expect to make an average salary of $28,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.
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