Hartford has a total population of 121,578 and a student population of 8,257. Of these students, 4,280 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Hartford, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Capital Community College. In 2010, approximately 26 students graduated from the Accounting program at Capital Community College.
In 2010, 26 students graduated with an accounting degree in Hartford. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Hartford was $3,200 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Hartford after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Hartford, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 accountants in Connecticut were working in the greater Hartford area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in Hartford. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Hartford is $39,300 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.