Texas contains 136 schools that offer CPA programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking CPA school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 136 CPA schools in Texas, only 15 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southern Methodist University comes out as the most expensive ($28,682/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
CPA students from Texas schools who go on to become certified public accountants, accountants, finance accountants, tax accountants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents make on average $53,800 per year and there are about 69,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Texas alone, there are 4,220 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $51,970. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $65,780/yr and there are 85,600 employed.
Also, within the CPA schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from CPA, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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