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Accounting Schools in Jersey City, New Jersey

Accounting Schools in Jersey City, NJ

If you are interested in pursuing accounting, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 accounting schools in Jersey City, New Jersey. With an overall population of 240,055 and a student population of 21,515, approximately 20,203 of Jersey City students attend one of Jersey City's schools that offer accounting programs.

Of the 3 accounting schools in Jersey City, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Saint Peter's College. In 2010, approximately 72 students graduated from the Accounting program at Saint Peter's College.

A reported 146 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Jersey City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $32,079 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jersey City accounting schools was an average of $35,718 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,362 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,948 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,884.

Accounting Salaries and Career Outlook in Jersey City

After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Jersey City, your job prospects are not very good. There were 60,500 accountants working in New Jersey and 66,090 working in the greater Jersey City area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Jersey City 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 Jersey City is $41,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Accounting Degree in Jersey City
  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Classes
  • Accounting Courses
  • Accounting Training

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  1. 1Hudson County Community CollegeHudson County Community College

    Address:
    70 Sip Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2New Jersey City UniversityNew Jersey City University

    Address:
    2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Saint Peter's CollegeSaint Peter's College

    Address:
    2641 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306-5997

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

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