With an overall population of 24,675 and a student population of 26,101, approximately 26,101 of Pullman students attend one of Pullman's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Pullman, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Washington State University. In 2010, Washington State University graduated approximately 176 students from its accounting program.
A reported 186 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Pullman in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,297 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pullman accounting schools was an average of $33,373 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $936 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,886 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Pullman, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 41 accountants in Washington State were working in the greater Pullman area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Pullman 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 Pullman is $33,550 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.