With an overall population of 28,574 and a student population of 4,830, approximately 4,798 of Auburn students attend one of Auburn's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Auburn, by student population, is Cayuga County Community College. Approximately 14 students graduated in 2010 from Cayuga County Community College with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with an accounting degree in Auburn. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $4,031 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Auburn, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 accountants in New York were working in the greater Auburn area. The number of accountants in Auburn is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Auburn is $31,760 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.