Cresson has a general population of 1,631 and an overall student population of 1,604. Approximately 1,604 of Cresson's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Mount Aloysius College is the largest accounting school in Cresson, based on student population. In 2010, Mount Aloysius College graduated approximately 11 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Cresson in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Cresson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,280.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Cresson. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,300 per year, on average, for room and board at Cresson-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,280.
If you plan on staying in Cresson after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Cresson, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, there were 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania. Of these accountants, 760 were working in the greater Cresson area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Cresson will 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 Cresson is $25,630 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for accountants.