If you are interested in pursuing accounting, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 accounting schools in Marietta, Ohio. With an overall population of 14,515 and a student population of 4,067, approximately 3,781 of Marietta students attend one of Marietta's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Marietta, by student population, is Marietta College. In 2010, Marietta College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 24 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Marietta in 2010. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Marietta was $15,310 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $791 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,046 per year, on average, for room and board at Marietta-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,190.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marietta, your job prospects are not very good. There were 73,730 accountants working in Ohio and 790 working in the greater Marietta area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 4% in Marietta. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Marietta, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,640 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.