With an overall population of 6,185 and a student population of 7,346, approximately 7,346 of Clarion students attend one of Clarion's schools that offer accounting programs.
The largest accounting school in Clarion, by student population, is Clarion University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 30 students graduated from the Accounting program at Clarion University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 30 students graduated with an accounting degree in Clarion. If you decide to attend one of Clarion's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,210 per year in instate tuition and $23,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Clarion. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,884 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,780.
If you plan on staying in Clarion after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Clarion, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 2,030 working in the greater Clarion area in 2010. Clarion's accountant workforce is projected to 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 Clarion is $29,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.