New Kensington has a general population of 14,701 and an overall student population of 1,245. Approximately 64 of New Kensington's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Newport Business Institute is the largest accounting school in New Kensington, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Accounting program at Newport Business Institute.
A reported 5 students graduated with credentials in accounting in New Kensington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,325 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in New Kensington after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in New Kensington, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. In 2010, of the 83,000 accountants in Pennsylvania, 13,740 were working in the greater New Kensington area. New Kensington'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 New Kensington is $32,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.