With an overall population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840, approximately 6,840 of New Albany students attend one of New Albany's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in New Albany, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Indiana University-Southeast. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Southeast with credentials in accounting.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in New Albany in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at New Albany's accounting schools was $18,470 per year for instate students and $27,158 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $880 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in New Albany. And if you live on campus at one of the New Albany-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
If you plan on staying in New Albany after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in New Albany, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, there were 44,030 accountants in Indiana. Of these accountants, 7,510 were working in the greater New Albany area. The government projects that the number of accountants in New Albany will increase by 8% 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 New Albany is $31,870 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.