Bridgewater has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 10,774. Of these students, 10,774 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Bridgewater, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Bridgewater State University. In 2010, Bridgewater State University graduated approximately 55 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 55 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Bridgewater in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bridgewater's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,473 per year in instate tuition and $26,613 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Bridgewater. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,203.
If you plan on staying in Bridgewater after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Bridgewater, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 50,910 accountants working in Massachusetts and 1,210 working in the greater Bridgewater area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to decrease by 0% in Bridgewater. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Bridgewater is $37,570 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.