West Long Branch has a total population of 8,258 and a student population of 6,499. Of these students, 6,499 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in West Long Branch, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Monmouth University. In 2010, Monmouth University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in accounting.
If you decide to attend a accounting school in West Long Branch, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,014.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in West Long Branch. And if you live on campus at one of the West Long Branch-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,342 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,921.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in West Long Branch, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 60,500 accountants in New Jersey. Of these accountants, 12,000 were working in the greater West Long Branch area. The number of accountants in West Long Branch is expected to 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 West Long Branch is $38,560 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.