With an overall population of 79,904 and a student population of 5,828, approximately 5,781 of Camden students attend one of Camden's schools that offer accounting programs.
Rutgers University-Camden is the largest accounting school in Camden, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 84 students graduated from the Accounting program at Rutgers University-Camden.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Camden's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Camden's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $25,262 per year in instate tuition and $35,894 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,431 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,788 per year, on average, for room and board at Camden-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,973.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Camden, your job prospects are not very good. There were 60,500 accountants working in New Jersey and 6,790 working in the greater Camden area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Camden will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Camden is $35,530 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.