With an overall population of 1,742 and a student population of 468, approximately 468 of South Lancaster students attend one of South Lancaster's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in South Lancaster, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. In 2010, approximately 5 students graduated from the Accounting program at Atlantic Union College.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of South Lancaster's accounting schools. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in South Lancaster was $16,570 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $960 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 50,910 accountants in Massachusetts, 3,560 were working in the greater South Lancaster area. The government projects that the number of accountants in South Lancaster will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $36,710 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.