West Virginia contains 20 schools that offer tax programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking tax school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 tax 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 students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 330 employed tax examiners, collectors, and revenue agents earning an average yearly salary of $35,360. Tax preparers in this state earn $24,640/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the tax schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from tax, 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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