Shepherdstown has a total population of 803 and a student population of 4,256. Of these students, 4,256 are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Of the 1 accounting schools in Shepherdstown, the largest accounting school, by student population, is Shepherd University. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Shepherd University with credentials in accounting.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in accounting in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,562 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Shepherdstown accounting schools was an average of $23,902 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for accounting related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,228 per year, on average, for room and board at Shepherdstown-based accounting schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Shepherdstown, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 accountants in West Virginia were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. Shepherdstown's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Shepherdstown is $74,970 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for accountants.