With an overall population of 9,920 and a student population of 2,015, approximately 1,960 of Beaver Falls students attend one of Beaver Falls's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Beaver Falls, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Geneva College. In 2010, Geneva College graduated approximately 10 students from its accounting program.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with an accounting degree in Beaver Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,400 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Beaver Falls-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,770 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $23,450.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Beaver Falls, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania, 13,740 were working in the greater Beaver Falls area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in Beaver Falls. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Beaver Falls is $32,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.