Takoma Park has a total population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178. Of these students, 1,178 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Washington Adventist University is the largest accounting school in Takoma Park, based on student population. In 2010, Washington Adventist University graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Takoma Park's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Takoma Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Takoma Park-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
If you plan on staying in Takoma Park after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Takoma Park, which is the most popular accounting profession, are good. In 2010, of the 25,440 accountants in Maryland, 6,880 were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Takoma Park will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Takoma Park is $73,430 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.