California contains 182 schools that offer tax accounting programs. University of Southern California, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in CA, has a total student population of 34,824 and is the 10th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 182 tax accounting schools in California, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, CSI Career College comes out as the most expensive ($44,912/yr), with California State University-Los Angeles as the lowest recorded at only $3,263/yr.
Tax Accounting students from California 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 California alone, there are employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $49,620. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $72,170/yr and there are 119,890 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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