Mobile, AL (population: 190,007) has four accounting schools within its city limits. Virginia College-Mobile, the highest ranked school in the city with an accounting program, has a total student population of 737. It is the 1648th highest ranked school in the USA and the 12th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
Accounting students from Mobile 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.
Mobile lies in Mobile county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Mobile area has 172,980 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,850 average annual salary.
Of the 4 accounting schools in Mobile, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Mobile comes out as the most expensive ($19,227/yr) for accounting students, with Bishop State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,655/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Mobile|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||23.5 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||40.7 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||89.6 miles|