Provo has a total population of 105,166 and a student population of 35,114. Of these students, 34,130 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Provo, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Brigham Young University. In 2010, Brigham Young University graduated approximately 284 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 398 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Provo in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Provo, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,290.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,840 per year, on average, for room and board at Provo-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,990.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Provo, your job prospects are good. There were 17,010 accountants working in Utah and 2,150 working in the greater Provo area in 2010. Provo's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 20% 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 Provo is $29,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.