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Accounting Schools in Poughkeepsie, New York

Accounting Schools in Poughkeepsie, NY

If you decide that you want to get an accounting degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 accounting schools in Poughkeepsie, New York. Poughkeepsie has a total population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858. Of these students, 16,260 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.

The largest accounting school in Poughkeepsie, by student population, is Marist College. In 2010, Marist College graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in accounting.

A reported 54 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,962 per year in tuition costs.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,287 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,225 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,820.

Accounting Salaries and Career Outlook in Poughkeepsie

After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 20 accountants in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Poughkeepsie will 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 Poughkeepsie is $36,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Accounting Degree in Poughkeepsie
  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Classes
  • Accounting Courses
  • Accounting Training

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Current Listings

  1. 1Dutchess Community CollegeDutchess Community College

    53 Pendell Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601-1595

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2Marist CollegeMarist College

    3399 North Rd, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  3. 3Ridley-Lowell School of BusinessRidley-Lowell School of Business

    26 S Hamilton St, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate