With an overall population of 35,335 and a student population of 2,347, approximately 2,280 of Lancaster students attend one of Lancaster's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Lancaster, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Ohio University-Lancaster Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Lancaster Campus graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with an accounting degree in Lancaster. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Lancaster was $4,647 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $873 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lancaster, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 73,730 accountants in Ohio, 12,070 were working in the greater Lancaster area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 4% in Lancaster. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $35,500 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.