With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Hempstead, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 104 students from its accounting program.
A reported 104 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Hempstead in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Hempstead, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $30,130.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board at Hempstead-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
If you plan on staying in Hempstead after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Hempstead, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 144,380 accountants working in New York and 21,770 working in the greater Hempstead area in 2010. The number of accountants in Hempstead is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Hempstead, 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.