Gulfport, MS (population: 71,411) has twenty-two accounting schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Tulane University of Louisiana, the highest ranked school in this group with an accounting program, has a total student population of 11,464. It is the 60th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Louisiana. To learn more about accounting programs in Gulfport, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of accounting professors at Tulane University of Louisiana such as Karen Foust, John Gee, David Lesmond, Yue Li, Beauregard Parent, and Ashton Ryan.
Accounting students from Gulfport 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.
Gulfport lies in Harrison county, which is one of the 35 counties in Mississippi. Overall, the Gulfport-Biloxi area has 101,900 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.9% unemployment rate, $17.09/hr average worker wage, and a $35,540 average annual salary.
Of the 22 accounting schools with a 100-mile radius of Gulfport, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tulane University of Louisiana comes out as the most expensive ($25,174/yr) for accounting students, with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest, reported at only $1,387/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gulfport|
|New Orleans||LA||206,720||16||21.1636||643||56.0 miles|
|Bay Minette||AL||-||1||14.4825||35||84.4 miles|
|Orange Beach||AL||-||1||9.16962||21||89.6 miles|