West Virginia contains 20 schools that offer tax accounting programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 tax accounting schools in West Virginia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Charleston comes out as the most expensive ($24,334/yr), with Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $1,483/yr.
Tax Accounting students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 350 employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $24,640. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $56,720/yr and there are 4,340 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, 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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