Washington contains 48 schools that offer tax programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking tax school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 tax schools in Washington, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Tax students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 3,440 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $48,480. Tax preparers in this state earn $30,370/yr and there are 770 employed.
Also, within the tax schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from tax, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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