New Castle has a general population of 4,862 and an overall student population of 9,650. Approximately 9,650 of New Castle's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Wilmington University is the largest accounting school in New Castle, based on student population. In 2010, Wilmington University graduated approximately 78 students from its accounting program.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in accounting in New Castle in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $750 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as an accountant in New Castle, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 6,640 accountants in Delaware, 4,510 were working in the greater New Castle area. The government projects that the number of accountants in New Castle will increase by 6% 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 New Castle is $35,380 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.