Fresno, CA (population: 490,930) has four accounting schools within its city limits. Fresno Pacific University, the highest ranked school in the city with an accounting program, has a total student population of 2,668. It is the 326th highest ranked school in the USA and the 24th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about accounting programs in Fresno, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of accounting professors at Fresno Pacific University such as Dean Gray.
Accounting students from Fresno 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.
Fresno lies in Fresno county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the Fresno area has 323,470 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $19/hr average worker wage, and a $40,460 average annual salary.
Of the 4 accounting schools in Fresno, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,869/yr) for accounting students, with Fresno City College as the lowest, reported at only $6,031/yr.
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