Bluefield has a total population of 5,078 and a student population of 753. Of these students, 753 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Bluefield College is the largest accounting school in Bluefield, based on student population. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Bluefield College with credentials in accounting.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,020 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,826 per year, on average, for room and board at Bluefield-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,120.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bluefield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 51,840 accountants in Virginia, 1,860 were working in the greater Bluefield area. The government projects that the number of accountants in Bluefield will increase by 12% 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 Bluefield is $28,600 per year, which is lower than the average for accountants state-wide.