Kansas contains 36 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 36 bookkeeping schools in Kansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Kansas schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Kansas alone, there are 10,570 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $56,300. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $30,380/yr and there are 20,490 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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