With an overall population of 19,279 and a student population of 5,710, approximately 5,381 of Fredericksburg students attend one of Fredericksburg's schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Fredericksburg, the largest accounting school, by student population, is University of Mary Washington. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from University of Mary Washington with credentials in accounting.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Fredericksburg in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fredericksburg's accounting schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,500 per year in instate tuition and $30,228 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a accounting program in Fredericksburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,776 per year, on average, for room and board at Fredericksburg-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,240.
Many accounting graduates choose to work as accountants after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fredericksburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 40,140 accountants in Virginia. Of these accountants, 28,920 were working in the greater Fredericksburg area. The number of accountants in Fredericksburg is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Fredericksburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $74,970 per year. This is higher than the average salary for accountants in the state.
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