With an overall population of 2,290 and a student population of 2,080, approximately 2,080 of Emmitsburg students attend one of Emmitsburg's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Emmitsburg, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Mount St. Mary's University. In 2010, Mount St. Mary's University graduated approximately 26 students from its accounting program.
A total of 26 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Emmitsburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,020 per year in tuition costs.
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, you will face an additional expense of $9,878 per year, on average, for room and board at Emmitsburg-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $33,270.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Emmitsburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 25,440 accountants in Maryland. Of these accountants, 6,880 were working in the greater Emmitsburg area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 26% in Emmitsburg. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Emmitsburg is $73,430 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.