With an overall population of 74,764 and a student population of 30,283, approximately 27,637 of Boca Raton students attend one of Boca Raton's schools that offer accounting programs.
Boca Raton's largest accounting school is Florida Atlantic University. In 2010, approximately 398 students graduated from the Accounting program at Florida Atlantic University.
A total of 398 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Boca Raton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boca Raton's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,439 per year in instate tuition and $26,116 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,582 per year, on average, for room and board at Boca Raton-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Boca Raton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 123,800 accountants working in Florida and 7,030 working in the greater Boca Raton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Boca Raton will increase by 4% 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 Boca Raton is $35,270 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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