With an overall population of 31,730 and a student population of 4,353, approximately 4,024 of Jamestown students attend one of Jamestown's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Jamestown, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Jamestown Community College. In 2010, Jamestown Community College graduated approximately 5 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Jamestown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,900 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Jamestown accounting schools was an average of $18,540 per year in 2009.
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 Jamestown. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board at Jamestown-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Jamestown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 144,380 accountants in New York. Of these accountants, 3,020 were working in the greater Jamestown area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to decrease by 0% in Jamestown. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Jamestown is $31,530 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.