Mahwah's largest accounting school is Ramapo College of New Jersey. In 2010, Ramapo College of New Jersey graduated approximately 73 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 73 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Mahwah in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,637 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Mahwah accounting schools was an average of $33,320 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Mahwah-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,949 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,888.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Mahwah, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 60,500 accountants in New Jersey, 66,090 were working in the greater Mahwah area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in Mahwah. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Mahwah, you can expect to make an average salary of $41,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.