Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is the largest accounting school in University Park, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 286 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 286 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of University Park's accounting schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,520 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all University Park accounting schools was an average of $40,050 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,360 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in University Park. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,790 per year, on average, for room and board at University Park-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in University Park, your job prospects are not very good. University Park's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 4% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.