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Accounting Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

Accounting Schools in Chester, PA

Chester has a total population of 36,854 and a student population of 4,814. Of these students, 4,814 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.

The largest accounting school in Chester, by student population, is Widener University-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 48 students graduated from the Accounting program at Widener University-Main Campus.

In 2010, 48 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Chester's accounting schools. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Chester was $31,840 per year, on average.

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 Chester. And if you live on campus at one of the Chester-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $11,270 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,335.

Accounting Salaries and Career Outlook in Chester

If you decide to work as an accountant in Chester, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 accountants in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Chester area. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in Chester. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.

As an accountant in Chester, you can expect to make an average salary of $39,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Accounting Degree in Chester
  • Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting
  • Accounting Classes
  • Accounting Courses
  • Accounting Training

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  1. 1Widener University-Main CampusWidener University-Main Campus

    One University Place, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013-5792

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate