Greenville has a general population of 6,380 and an overall student population of 999. Approximately 999 of Greenville's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Greenville, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Thiel College. Approximately 16 students graduated in 2010 from Thiel College with credentials in accounting.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,588 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board at Greenville-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,588.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Greenville, your job prospects are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 2,620 working in the greater Greenville area in 2010. Greenville'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.
As an accountant in Greenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $29,340 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.