Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Casper, by student population, is Casper College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Accounting program at Casper College.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an accounting degree in Casper. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,182 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Casper accounting schools was an average of $13,446 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Casper. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
If you plan on staying in Casper after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Casper, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, of the 6,170 accountants in Wyoming, 830 were working in the greater Casper area. The number of accountants in Casper is expected to increase by 8% 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 Casper is $33,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.