Selma, AL has twenty-three accounting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an accounting program, has a total student population of 24,602. It is the 115th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Alabama.
Accounting students from Selma 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.
Selma lies in Dallas county, which is one of the 67 counties in Alabama. Overall, the Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area has 130,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $15.89/hr average worker wage, and a $33,060 average annual salary.
Of the 23 accounting schools with a 100-mile radius of Selma, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr) for accounting students, with East Mississippi Community College as the lowest, reported at only $3,796/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Selma|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||72.4 miles|
|Auburn University||AL||-||1||74.9047||131||90.6 miles|