Bradford has a general population of 9,175 and an overall student population of 1,657. Approximately 1,657 of Bradford's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford is the largest accounting school in Bradford, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from University of Pittsburgh-Bradford with credentials in accounting.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Bradford in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Bradford's accounting schools was $23,148 per year for instate students and $32,708 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,050 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bradford-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $7,480 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $15,502.
If you decide to work as an accountant in Bradford, your job prospects are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 1,870 working in the greater Bradford area in 2010. The number of accountants in Bradford is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Bradford is $28,700 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.