Alfred, New York has 2 accounting schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in accounting. Alfred has a general population of 3,954 and an overall student population of 5,849. Approximately 5,849 of Alfred's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Alfred's largest accounting school is Alfred University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Accounting program at Alfred University.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Alfred's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Alfred's accounting schools was $29,011 per year for instate students and $30,901 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Alfred. And if you live on campus at one of the Alfred-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,182 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,862.
If you plan on staying in Alfred after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Alfred, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 144,380 accountants in New York, 3,020 were working in the greater Alfred area. The number of accountants in Alfred is expected to decrease by 0% 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 Alfred is $31,530 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.