Kent has a general population of 27,906 and an overall student population of 25,349. Approximately 25,127 of Kent's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Kent, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Kent State University at Kent. In 2010, Kent State University at Kent graduated approximately 129 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 129 students graduated with an accounting degree in Kent. Tuition in 2009 at Kent's accounting schools was $21,920 per year for instate students and $29,612 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Kent. And if you live on campus at one of the Kent-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kent, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 73,730 accountants in Ohio, 3,800 were working in the greater Kent area. The number of accountants in Kent is expected to increase by 4% 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 Kent is $31,280 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.
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