Bloomsburg has a total population of 12,375 and a student population of 9,512. Of these students, 9,512 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Bloomsburg, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 69 students graduated from the Accounting program at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 69 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Bloomsburg's accounting schools. Tuition in 2009 at Bloomsburg's accounting schools was $19,400 per year for instate students and $27,836 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Bloomsburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,588 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Bloomsburg, your job prospects are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 1,640 working in the greater Bloomsburg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of accountants in Bloomsburg will increase by 2% 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 Bloomsburg is $28,940 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.