With an overall population of 7,914 and a student population of 4,872, approximately 3,953 of Glenside students attend one of Glenside's schools that offer accounting programs.
Arcadia University is the largest accounting school in Glenside, based on student population. In 2010, Arcadia University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in accounting.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Glenside in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Glenside, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $31,260.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Glenside. And if you live on campus at one of the Glenside-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,680 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,860.
If you plan on staying in Glenside after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Glenside, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania, 22,640 were working in the greater Glenside area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Glenside 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 Glenside is $39,180 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.