With an overall population of 5,294 and a student population of 1,011, approximately 1,011 of Rensselaer students attend one of Rensselaer's schools that offer accounting programs.
Rensselaer's largest accounting school is Saint Josephs College. In 2010, Saint Josephs College graduated approximately 6 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with an accounting degree in Rensselaer. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Rensselaer was $24,530 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,420 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Rensselaer after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Rensselaer, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. There were 44,030 accountants working in Indiana and 3,540 working in the greater Rensselaer area in 2010. The number of accountants in Rensselaer is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Rensselaer, you can expect to make an average salary of $30,440 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.