Rochester, Michigan has 2 accounting schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. Rochester has a total population of 10,467 and a student population of 19,810. Of these students, 19,810 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Rochester's largest accounting school is Oakland University. In 2010, approximately 116 students graduated from the Accounting program at Oakland University.
In 2010, 120 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Rochester's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Rochester's accounting schools was $22,191 per year for instate students and $28,048 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,315 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Rochester. And if you live on campus at one of the Rochester-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $6,423 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,507.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rochester, your job prospects are not very good. There were 55,310 accountants working in Michigan and 11,890 working in the greater Rochester area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 5% in Rochester. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Rochester is $35,830 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
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