Alaska contains six schools that offer tax accounting programs. University of Alaska Fairbanks, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in AK, has a total student population of 9,137 and is the 441st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 tax accounting schools in Alaska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Alaska Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($25,281/yr), with Ilisagvik College as the lowest recorded at only $2,008/yr.
Tax Accounting students from Alaska schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, 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 preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 120 employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $57,170. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $66,120/yr and there are 2,180 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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