With an overall population of 9,024 and a student population of 15,253, approximately 15,253 of Durham students attend one of Durham's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Durham, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus graduated approximately 23 students from its accounting program.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Durham in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Durham's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,348 per year in instate tuition and $39,318 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board at Durham-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Durham, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 9,960 accountants in New Hampshire, 790 were working in the greater Durham area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Durham will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Durham is $36,110 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.