Tennessee contains 41 schools that offer tax programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking tax school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 41 tax schools in Tennessee, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Draughons Junior College comes out as the most expensive ($26,443/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Tax students from Tennessee schools who go on to become tax preparers, accountants, tax accountants, tax specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 61,130 people working as tax preparers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $36,060. 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 Tennessee alone, there are 1,440 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $50,360. Tax preparers in this state earn $31,950/yr and there are 1,510 employed.
Also, within the tax schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from tax, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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