Coraopolis has a general population of 6,131 and an overall student population of 4,881. Approximately 4,783 of Coraopolis's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Robert Morris University is the largest accounting school in Coraopolis, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 104 students graduated from the Accounting program at Robert Morris University.
In 2010, 104 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Coraopolis's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,560 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,370 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Coraopolis, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania. Of these accountants, 13,740 were working in the greater Coraopolis area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Coraopolis will increase by 2% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Coraopolis, you can expect to make an average salary of $32,730 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.