Houghton has a general population of 1,748 and an overall student population of 1,336. Approximately 1,336 of Houghton's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Houghton College is the largest accounting school in Houghton, based on student population. In 2010, Houghton College graduated approximately 4 students from its accounting program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Houghton in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Houghton was $24,440 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Houghton-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,340.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Houghton, your job prospects are not very good. There were 144,380 accountants working in New York and 3,020 working in the greater Houghton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to decrease by 0% in Houghton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Houghton, you can expect to make an average salary of $31,530 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.