Grove City has a general population of 8,024 and an overall student population of 2,530. Approximately 2,530 of Grove City's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Grove City College is the largest accounting school in Grove City, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 20 students graduated from the Accounting program at Grove City College.
In 2010, 20 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Grove City's accounting schools. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Grove City was $12,590 per year, on average.
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 Grove City. And if you live on campus at one of the Grove City-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $6,824 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Grove City after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Grove City, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 24 accountants in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Grove City area. Grove City's accountant workforce is projected to 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 Grove City is $29,340 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.