If you are interested in pursuing accounting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 accounting schools in Jamaica, New York.
The largest accounting school in Jamaica, by student population, is St. John's University-New York. In 2010, approximately 270 students graduated from the Accounting program at St. John's University-New York.
A reported 330 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Jamaica in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Jamaica was $17,476 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Jamaica. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $13,140 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamaica-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,147.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Jamaica, your job prospects are average. The number of accountants in Jamaica is expected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
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