Cheney has a total population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300. Of these students, 11,300 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Cheney's largest accounting school is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, approximately 60 students graduated from the Accounting program at Eastern Washington University.
A reported 60 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Cheney in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Cheney's accounting schools was $17,838 per year for instate students and $26,556 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Cheney. And if you live on campus at one of the Cheney-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
If you plan on staying in Cheney after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Cheney, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 52,830 accountants working in Washington State and 3,340 working in the greater Cheney area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Cheney will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Cheney is $32,510 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.