Pennsylvania contains 118 schools that offer tax accounting programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking tax accounting school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 118 tax accounting schools in Pennsylvania, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania as the lowest recorded at only $10,833/yr.
Tax Accounting students from Pennsylvania schools who go on to become tax accountants, accountants, forensic accountants, tax preparers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 1,106,980 people working as accountants and auditors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,430. Also, Tax preparers make on average $36,060 per year and there are about 61,130 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Pennsylvania alone, there are 1,990 employed tax preparers earning an average yearly salary of $31,830. Accountants and auditors in this state earn $67,780/yr and there are 48,700 employed.
Also, within the tax accounting schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from tax accounting, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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