Rhode Island contains seven schools that offer bookkeeping programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking bookkeeping school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 bookkeeping schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Bookkeeping students from Rhode Island 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. In fact, in the Rhode Island alone, there are 3,960 employed accountants and auditors earning an average yearly salary of $65,390. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks in this state earn $36,530/yr and there are 6,920 employed.
Also, within the bookkeeping schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from bookkeeping, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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