Bethany has a total population of 985 and a student population of 830. Of these students, 830 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Bethany, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Bethany College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Accounting program at Bethany College.
In 2010, 8 students graduated with an accounting degree in Bethany. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,465 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,700 per year, on average, for room and board at Bethany-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bethany after graduating from accounting school, you should know that job prospects for accountants in Bethany, which is the most popular accounting profession, are not very good. There were 10,040 accountants working in West Virginia and 360 working in the greater Bethany area in 2010. Bethany's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 3% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
As an accountant in Bethany, you can expect to make an average salary of $24,610 per year. This is lower than the average salary for accountants in the state.