Hamden's largest accounting school is Quinnipiac University. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Accounting program at Quinnipiac University.
In 2010, 61 students graduated with an accounting degree in Hamden. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Hamden, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $32,400.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Hamden. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,380 per year, on average, for room and board at Hamden-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $36,600.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Hamden, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 23,440 accountants in Connecticut, 3,470 were working in the greater Hamden area. Hamden's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Hamden is $38,620 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.