Birmingham, AL (population: 226,152) has six accounting schools within its city limits. Birmingham Southern College, the highest ranked school in the city with an accounting program, has a total student population of 1,549. It is the 215th highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus). To learn more about accounting programs in Birmingham, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of accounting professors at Birmingham Southern College such as Bonnie Hairrell, George Klersey, William Lammons, Ron Stunda, and Tara Sudderth.
Accounting students from Birmingham schools who go on to become accountants, finance accountants, forensic accountants, tax accountants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Financial analysts make on average $85,240 per year and there are about 235,240 of them employed in the US today.
Birmingham lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Birmingham-Hoover area has 494,530 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,060 average annual salary.
Of the 6 accounting schools in Birmingham, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr) for accounting students, with Jefferson State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,192/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Birmingham|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||63.6 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||99.5 miles|