With an overall population of 24,657 and a student population of 37,195, approximately 37,195 of College Park students attend one of College Park's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in College Park, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Maryland-College Park. Approximately 300 students graduated in 2010 from University of Maryland-College Park with credentials in accounting.
A total of 300 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in College Park in 2010. If you decide to attend one of College Park's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $21,677 per year in instate tuition and $37,614 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,025 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in College Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,575 per year, on average, for room and board at College Park-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,102.
If you plan on staying in College Park after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in College Park, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. There were 25,440 accountants working in Maryland and 28,920 working in the greater College Park area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 26% in College Park. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in College Park is $74,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.