With an overall population of 6,034 and a student population of 7,907, approximately 7,907 of New Paltz students attend one of New Paltz's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in New Paltz, the largest accounting school, by student population, is State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2010, approximately 32 students graduated from the Accounting program at State University of New York at New Paltz.
A total of 32 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in New Paltz in 2010. If you decide to attend one of New Paltz's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,691 per year in instate tuition and $26,591 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,250 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board at New Paltz-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in New Paltz after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in New Paltz, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 61 accountants in New York were working in the greater New Paltz area. The government projects that the number of accountants in New Paltz will 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 New Paltz is $33,160 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.