Wisconsin contains 47 schools that offer CPA programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking CPA school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 CPA schools in Wisconsin, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Milwaukee Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,701/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
CPA students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 510 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $62,320. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $61,070/yr and there are 18,690 employed.
Also, within the CPA schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from CPA, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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