Delaware has a total population of 25,243 and a student population of 2,208. Of these students, 1,893 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Delaware's largest accounting school is Ohio Wesleyan University. Approximately 8 students graduated in 2010 from Ohio Wesleyan University with credentials in accounting.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Delaware in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Delaware, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $35,030.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Delaware. And if you live on campus at one of the Delaware-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $9,224 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Delaware after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Delaware, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 73,730 accountants in Ohio. Of these accountants, 12,070 were working in the greater Delaware area. Delaware's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 4% 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 Delaware is $35,500 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.