Pensacola, FL (population: 52,942) has four accounting schools within its city limits. The University of West Florida, the highest ranked school in the city with an accounting program, has a total student population of 11,143. It is the 2334th highest ranked school in the USA and the 108th highest in the state of Florida (#1 is University of Miami). To learn more about accounting programs in Pensacola, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of accounting professors at The University of West Florida such as Eric Bostwick, Robert Bustos, Pamela Cadem, Richard Calvasina, Ann Decapite, and Joe Donelan.
Accounting students from Pensacola 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.
Pensacola lies in Escambia county, which is one of the 49 counties in Florida. Overall, the Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent area has 152,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2% unemployment rate, $18/hr average worker wage, and a $36,740 average annual salary.
Of the 4 accounting schools in Pensacola, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Pensacola comes out as the most expensive ($16,730/yr) for accounting students, with Pensacola Junior College as the lowest, reported at only $6,199/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Pensacola|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||25.0 miles|
|Fort Walton Beach||FL||-||1||18.8268||27||34.2 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||46.3 miles|