Ferrum has a general population of 1,313 and an overall student population of 1,425. Approximately 1,425 of Ferrum's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Ferrum College is the largest accounting school in Ferrum, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Accounting program at Ferrum College.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with an accounting degree in Ferrum. In 2009 tuition at accounting schools in Ferrum was $23,565 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Ferrum-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,080.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ferrum, your job prospects are good. There were 51,840 accountants working in Virginia and 2,140 working in the greater Ferrum area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of accountants is expected to increase by 12% in Ferrum. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Ferrum is $32,370 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.
215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000