With an overall population of 6,551 and a student population of 8,810, approximately 8,810 of La Plata students attend one of La Plata's schools that offer accounting programs.
La Plata's largest accounting school is College of Southern Maryland. In 2010, College of Southern Maryland graduated approximately 191 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 191 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in La Plata in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in La Plata, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,952.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in La Plata, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 accountants in Maryland were working in the greater La Plata area. La Plata's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in La Plata, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.