Canton has a total population of 5,882 and a student population of 5,721. Of these students, 3,320 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
SUNY College of Technology at Canton is the largest accounting school in Canton, based on student population. In 2010, SUNY College of Technology at Canton graduated approximately 10 students from its accounting program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Canton in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Canton's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,879 per year in instate tuition and $22,659 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Canton-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $9,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canton, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 23 accountants in New York were working in the greater Canton area. Canton's accountant workforce is projected 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 Canton is $31,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.