With an overall population of 28,259 and a student population of 2,717, approximately 2,717 of Newburgh students attend one of Newburgh's schools that offer accounting programs.
Newburgh's largest accounting school is Mount Saint Mary College. Approximately 24 students graduated in 2010 from Mount Saint Mary College with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 29 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Newburgh's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,930 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newburgh-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $11,584 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $25,130.
If you plan on staying in Newburgh after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Newburgh, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 accountants in New York were working in the greater Newburgh area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to decrease by 0% in Newburgh. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Newburgh is $36,130 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.