Latrobe has a total population of 8,994 and a student population of 2,066. Of these students, 1,984 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Latrobe's largest accounting school is Saint Vincent College. In 2010, Saint Vincent College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 15 students graduated with an accounting degree in Latrobe. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Latrobe, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $26,591.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Latrobe-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $8,184 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Latrobe, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 accountants in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Latrobe area. Latrobe'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.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Latrobe is $32,730 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.