Gaithersburg, MD (population: 59,755) has sixty-eight bookkeeping schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. George Washington University, the highest ranked school in this group with a bookkeeping program, has a total student population of 25,061. It is the 52nd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of District Of Columbia.
Bookkeeping students from Gaithersburg schools who go on to become bookkeepers, bookkeeping clerks, accounting managers, accounting officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,757,870 people working as bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,750. Also, Accountants and auditors make on average $67,430 per year and there are about 1,106,980 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 68 bookkeeping schools with a 100-mile radius of Gaithersburg, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, YTI Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($41,895/yr) for bookkeeping students, with Carroll Community College as the lowest, reported at only $4,498/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Gaithersburg|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||3.2 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||8.3 miles|
|North Bethesda||MD||48,357||0||-||0||8.8 miles|
|Takoma Park||MD||-||1||13.9013||66||16.0 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||18.0 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||22.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||24.0 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||30.5 miles|