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Accounting Schools in Costa Mesa, California

There are 23 schools conveniently located near Costa Mesa, CA offering accounting programs. In 2010, 1,129 students graduated with degrees from Costa Mesa accounting schools. 604 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 258 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

1,001 students graduate from accounting programs in Costa Mesa, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 45% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from accounting programs. Of those, 186 students graduated with certificates in accounting, 81 with an associate's level degree, 604 with a bachelor's level degree, and 258 with a master's level degree.

23 accounting schools are in Costa Mesa. Of these, 20 schools are private, while three schools are public. Tuition at a public accounting school varies from $4,848 to $4,858, while private accounting school tuition varies from $12,660 to $40,230.

Average tuition for accounting programs is $24,582. While the highest tuition for programs in accounting, which is $40,230 per year, is at Claremont McKenna College, the lowest tuition in Costa Mesa, which is $4,848 each year, is at California State University-Los Angeles.

Costa Mesa schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in accounting.

Accounting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

1,001 students graduate from accounting programs in Costa Mesa, on average, each year. This accounts for close to 45% of students who schools in the state of California graduate from accounting programs. Of those, 186 students graduated with certificates in accounting, 81 with an associate's level degree, 604 with a bachelor's level degree, and 258 with a master's level degree.

Accounting Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate 2006: 92
  • Certificate 2007: 114
  • Certificate 2008: 137
  • Certificate 2009: 156
  • Certificate 2010: 186
  • Associate 2006: 4
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 16
  • Associate 2009: 32
  • Associate 2010: 81
  • Bachelor 2006: 506
  • Bachelor 2007: 519
  • Bachelor 2008: 543
  • Bachelor 2009: 529
  • Bachelor 2010: 604
  • Master 2006: 193
  • Master 2007: 208
  • Master 2008: 177
  • Master 2009: 257
  • Master 2010: 258

Accounting Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

Costa Mesa schools offer a total of 33 accounting programs. Of these programs, around 39.4% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Accounting Program Availability in Costa Mesa, California

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 4
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 7

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43280
  • 25th Percentile: 52720
  • Median: 66080
  • 75th Percentile: 84650
  • 90th Percentile: 112110

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57770
  • Median Salary 2007: 59660
  • Median Salary 2008: 63950
  • Median Salary 2009: 63730
  • Median Salary 2010: 66080
  • Total Employed 2006: 13080
  • Total Employed 2007: 13940
  • Total Employed 2008: 13810
  • Total Employed 2009: 13330
  • Total Employed 2010: 13520

Costa Mesa vs California Accounting Employment

Costa Mesa vs California Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Costa Mesa: 11.404% (13520)

Accounting Schools in Costa Mesa, California

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1. The University of Phoenix - Southern California

3100 Bristol Street- Suite 500
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-3099
(800) 888-1968

The University of Phoenix-Southern California, which is located just 18.6 miles from neighboring Dana Point, is located within commuting distance of central Costa Mesa and it is one of several campuses. This school offers two accounting programs. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting to students and one degree at the master's level in accounting. It is a for-profit 4-year institution and UOPX is one out of two Costa Mesa institutions offering accounting.

2. The Vanguard University of Southern California

55 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-3610

The Vanguard University of Southern California offers one program in accounting and VU, which is located just 28.3 miles from neighboring Pomona, is just a short commute away from within Costa Mesa. This school is the second biggest institution offering accounting programs in Costa Mesa, CA.