West Virginia contains 22 schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 22 bookkeeping schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia Business College-Wheeling comes out as the most expensive ($35,350/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Bookkeeping students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 4,340 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $56,720. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $28,670/yr and there are 8,220 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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