With an overall population of 9,149 and a student population of 5,329, approximately 5,329 of Lock Haven students attend one of Lock Haven's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Lock Haven, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Lock Haven University. In 2010, approximately 24 students graduated from the Accounting program at Lock Haven University.
In 2010, 24 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Lock Haven's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Lock Haven's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,000 per year in instate tuition and $23,436 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,139 for accounting related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,736 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Lock Haven, your job prospects are not very good. There were 83,000 accountants working in Pennsylvania and 1,870 working in the greater Lock Haven area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 2% in Lock Haven. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Lock Haven is $28,700 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.