West Haven has a total population of 52,360 and a student population of 5,770. Of these students, 5,770 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
University of New Haven is the largest accounting school in West Haven, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 23 students graduated from the Accounting program at University of New Haven.
A total of 23 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in West Haven in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in West Haven, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $29,470.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in West Haven. And if you live on campus at one of the West Haven-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $12,372 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,770.
If you plan on staying in West Haven after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in West Haven, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 23,440 accountants in Connecticut. Of these accountants, 3,470 were working in the greater West Haven area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in West Haven. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in West Haven, you can expect to make an average salary of $38,620 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.