Oakdale has a total population of 8,075 and a student population of 5,532. Of these students, 5,532 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Dowling College is the largest accounting school in Oakdale, based on student population. In 2010, Dowling College graduated approximately 32 students from its accounting program.
A reported 32 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Oakdale in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,850 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Oakdale-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,950.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Oakdale, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 accountants in New York were working in the greater Oakdale area. The number of accountants in Oakdale is expected to decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Oakdale is $40,230 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.