Kingston has a general population of 5,446 and an overall student population of 16,389. Approximately 16,389 of Kingston's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Kingston's largest accounting school is University of Rhode Island. In 2010, University of Rhode Island graduated approximately 126 students with credentials in accounting.
In 2010, 126 students graduated with an accounting degree from one of Kingston's accounting schools. If you decide to attend one of Kingston's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $22,700 per year in instate tuition and $39,198 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Kingston-based accounting schools, you will have an added expense of $10,334 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,128.
If you plan on staying in Kingston after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Kingston, which is the most popular accounting profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 accountants in Rhode Island were working in the greater Kingston area. Kingston's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Kingston is $36,340 per year, which is the same as the average for accountants state-wide.