With an overall population of 71,538 and a student population of 15,639, approximately 12,461 of New Britain students attend one of New Britain's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in New Britain, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Central Connecticut State University. In 2010, approximately 106 students graduated from the Accounting program at Central Connecticut State University.
A total of 106 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in New Britain in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Britain's accounting schools was $20,442 per year for instate students and $30,036 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,122 per year, on average, for room and board at New Britain-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,911.
If you decide to work as an accountant in New Britain, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 23,440 accountants in Connecticut, 6,340 were working in the greater New Britain area. The government projects that the number of accountants in New Britain will increase by 2% 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 New Britain is $39,300 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.