Willimantic has a total population of 15,823 and a student population of 5,624. Of these students, 5,610 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Willimantic, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Eastern Connecticut State University. In 2010, Eastern Connecticut State University graduated approximately 42 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Willimantic in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Willimantic's accounting schools was $18,805 per year for instate students and $29,246 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,412 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Willimantic. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,580 per year, on average, for room and board at Willimantic-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,469.
If you plan on staying in Willimantic after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Willimantic, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 91 accountants in Connecticut were working in the greater Willimantic area. Willimantic's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Willimantic is $33,820 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.