North Carolina contains 97 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in NC, has a total student population of 28,916 and is the 20th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 97 bookkeeping schools in North Carolina, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Bookkeeping students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 26,260 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $63,750. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $32,720/yr and there are 48,240 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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