With an overall population of 17,954 and a student population of 8,119, approximately 8,119 of Oswego students attend one of Oswego's schools that offer accounting programs.
SUNY College at Oswego is the largest accounting school in Oswego, based on student population. In 2010, SUNY College at Oswego graduated approximately 57 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Oswego's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Oswego's accounting schools was $19,226 per year for instate students and $27,126 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Oswego. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Oswego-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,656.
If you plan on staying in Oswego after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Oswego, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 accountants in New York were working in the greater Oswego area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Oswego will decrease by 0% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Oswego, you can expect to make an average salary of $33,790 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.