With an overall population of 8,253 and a student population of 11,894, approximately 11,894 of Orono students attend one of Orono's schools that offer accounting programs.
University of Maine is the largest accounting school in Orono, based on student population. In 2010, University of Maine graduated approximately 63 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 63 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Orono's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Orono's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,174 per year in instate tuition and $36,324 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Orono-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $8,348 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Orono, your job prospects are not very good. There were 8,000 accountants working in Maine and 600 working in the greater Orono area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 1% in Orono. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Orono is $30,980 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.