With an overall population of 16,543 and a student population of 1,779, approximately 1,779 of Bethpage students attend one of Bethpage's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Bethpage, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Briarcliffe College. In 2010, Briarcliffe College graduated approximately 51 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with an accounting degree in Bethpage. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Bethpage, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,392.
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 Bethpage. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethpage-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,869.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Bethpage, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 144,380 accountants in New York, 21,770 were working in the greater Bethpage area. The number of accountants in Bethpage is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Bethpage, you can expect to make an average salary of $40,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.