Dalton has a general population of 27,912 and an overall student population of 5,796. Approximately 5,722 of Dalton's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Dalton State College is the largest accounting school in Dalton, based on student population. In 2010, Dalton State College graduated approximately 12 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Dalton's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Dalton's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,740 per year in instate tuition and $18,222 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,440 per year, on average, for room and board at Dalton-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,000.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dalton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 63,220 accountants in Georgia, 680 were working in the greater Dalton area. Dalton's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Dalton is $30,660 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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