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Bookkeeping Schools in Pennsylvania

There are 21 schools in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping programs. In 2010, 503 students graduated from programs at Pennsylvania bookkeeping schools. 312 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 191 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

On average, 465 students graduate from bookkeeping programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of bookkeeping students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 191 students graduated with certificates in bookkeeping and 312 with an associate's level degree.

21 bookkeeping schools are in Pennsylvania. And out of these, 16 schools are public, while five schools are private. Private bookkeeping school tuition varies from $8,715 to $13,460, while tuition at a public bookkeeping school varies from $2,700 to $4,320.

Average tuition for programs in bookkeeping is $3,796. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,700 each year, is at Westmoreland County Community College, the highest tuition for bookkeeping programs, which is $13,460 per year, is at PJA School.

Pennsylvania schools offer certificates and associates degrees for students pursing bookkeeping.

Bookkeeping Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

On average, 465 students graduate from bookkeeping programs in this state per year. This accounts for 3% of bookkeeping students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 191 students graduated with certificates in bookkeeping and 312 with an associate's level degree.

Bookkeeping Program Completions in Pennsylvania 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 140
  • Certificate 2007: 138
  • Certificate 2008: 144
  • Certificate 2009: 111
  • Certificate 2010: 191
  • Associate 2006: 285
  • Associate 2007: 319
  • Associate 2008: 283
  • Associate 2009: 262
  • Associate 2010: 312

Bookkeeping Program Availability in Pennsylvania

Schools in this state offer a total of 33 bookkeeping programs. Of these programs, 54.5% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates.

Bookkeeping Program Availability in Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 15
  • Associate: 18

Career Trends

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20750
  • 25th Percentile: 27050
  • Median: 34270
  • 75th Percentile: 42660
  • 90th Percentile: 52430

Career Trends

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29120
  • Median Salary 2007: 30240
  • Median Salary 2008: 31700
  • Median Salary 2009: 33330
  • Median Salary 2010: 34270
  • Total Employed 2006: 75970
  • Total Employed 2007: 76160
  • Total Employed 2008: 73220
  • Total Employed 2009: 68910
  • Total Employed 2010: 66840

Pennsylvania vs National Bookkeeping Employment

Pennsylvania vs National Bookkeeping Employment

  • Employed in Pennsylvania: 3.990% (66840)

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1. The Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology

Mount Braddock Road
Mount Braddock, PA 15465
(724) 437-4600

The Pennsylvania Institute of Health and Technology is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1987. This school, which is very close to Mount Braddock, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural setting. This school offers subjects including medical assisting and computer science. It offers students two certificates and five degrees at the associates level. 155 students sought degrees from the six programs at this school in 2010. This school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

2. The DPT Business School

11000 Roosevelt Blvd Ste 200
Philadelphia, PA 19116-9695
(215) 673-2275

The DPT Business School is near Philadelphia, PA and this school offers one bookkeeping program. It is one of 106 vocational schools in Pennsylvania. It is the fifth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

3. The Yorktowne Business Institute

W Seventh Ave
York, PA 17404
(717) 846-5000

The Yorktowne Business Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is located in the suburbs of York, Pennsylvania. It offers subjects including medical assisting, pharmacy technology, and health information management. It offers students five certificates and eight degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 240 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

4. The McCann School of Business and Technology

2650 Woodglen Road
Pottsville, PA 17901
(570) 622-7622

The McCann School of Business and Technology is in Pottsville, PA and it offers one program in bookkeeping. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This small school is the ninth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

5. The Prism Career Institute - Philadelphia

8040 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19152
(215) 331-4600

The Prism Career Institute-Philadelphia is a for-profit institution. This school, which is 9.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. It offers six certificates to students. 672 students sought degrees from the six programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as administrative assistant and secretarial science and bookkeeping. The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training accredits this school. This school is one of 106 vocational schools in Pennsylvania.

6. Peirce College

1420 Pine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102-4699
(888) 467-3472

Peirce College offers one program in bookkeeping and Peirce is in the center of Philadelphia. 2,139 students seek degrees in 21 Peirce College programs, overall.

7. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

101 Community College Way
Johnstown, PA 15904
(814) 262-6400

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College is located in the suburbs of Johnstown, Pennsylvania and it offers one program in bookkeeping. It is a public 2-year institution.

8. The South Hills School of Business & Technology

480 Waupelani Dr
State College, PA 16801-4516
(814) 234-7755

Founded in 1970, the South Hills School of Business & Technology is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in State College, PA. It offers six certificates and nine degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 801 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school. This small school offers subjects such as management, business, and administrative assistant and secretarial science. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits this school.

9. The Pittsburgh Technical Institute

1111 McKee Road
Oakdale, PA 15071
(412) 809-5100

Founded in 1946, the Pittsburgh Technical Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers nine certificates and 14 associates level degrees to students. 2,186 students pursued degrees from the 21 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as homeland security and business. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education accredits this school. It is one of 23 technical colleges in Pennsylvania.

10. Westmoreland County Community College

145 Pavilion Lane
Youngwood, PA 15697-1895
(724) 925-4000

Westmoreland County Community College is located in the suburbs of Youngwood, Pennsylvania. This college offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, it offers one certificate in bookkeeping to students and one degree at the associate's level in bookkeeping. 7,383 students pursue degrees in 90 Westmoreland County Community College programs, overall.

11. PJA School

7900 W Chester Pke
Upper Darby, PA 19082-1917
(610) 789-6700

PJA School offers two bookkeeping programs. Of those, it offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one associate's level bookkeeping degree. It is in the suburbs of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.

12. The Pace Institute

606 Court St
Reading, PA 19601-3542
(610) 375-1212

The Pace Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1977. It is in the center of Reading. It offers subjects such as engineering and business. It offers students nine certificates and 11 associates level degrees. In 2010, 259 students pursued degrees from the 15 programs at this school. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools accredits it.

13. The Laurel Business Institute

11 East Penn St
Uniontown, PA 15401
(724) 439-4900

The Laurel Business Institute offers one program in bookkeeping and this school is located in the suburbs of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

14. The Community College of Beaver County

1 Campus Drive
Monaca, PA 15061-2588
(724) 480-2222

The Community College of Beaver County is located in the suburbs of Monaca, Pennsylvania and it offers one bookkeeping program. Overall, 3,007 students seek degrees in 37 Community College of Beaver County programs.

15. The Community College of Philadelphia

1700 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19130-3991
(215) 751-8000

The Community College of Philadelphia is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown and it offers one program in bookkeeping. It is one of 20 community colleges in Pennsylvania. This community college ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

16. Montgomery County Community College - Central

340 Dekalb Pike
Blue Bell, PA 19422-0796
(215) 641-6300

Montgomery County Community College-Central is located in the suburbs of Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, students are offered one certificate in bookkeeping by this college and one degree at the associate's level in bookkeeping. Overall, 10,696 students pursue degrees in 64 Montgomery County Community College-Central programs. It ranks eighth in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

17. The Community College of Allegheny County

800 Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233-1895
(412) 323-2323

The Community College of Allegheny County, which is near the center of the city, is in Pittsburgh, PA. It offers two bookkeeping programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in bookkeeping by this community college and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. 20,706 students pursue degrees in 120 programs at this college, overall.

18. Delaware County Community College

901 S Media Line Rd
Media, PA 19063-1094
(610) 359-5000

Delaware County Community College is located in the suburbs of Media, Pennsylvania. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, it offers one certificate in bookkeeping to students and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. 12,705 students seek degrees in 85 programs at this community college, overall. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

19. Bucks County Community College

275 Swamp Rd
Newtown, PA 18940-4106
(215) 968-8000

Bucks County Community College offers two programs in bookkeeping. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in bookkeeping by this college and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. This community college is in the suburbs of Newtown, Pennsylvania. 10,800 students pursue degrees in 106 Bucks County Community College programs, overall. This college ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania.

20. Northampton County Area Community College

3835 Green Pond Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18020-7599
(610) 861-5300

Northampton County Area Community College is located in the suburbs of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. It offers two bookkeeping programs. More specifically, this big college offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. 11,328 students seek degrees in 86 Northampton County Area Community College programs, overall. This college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping.

21. Gannon University

109 W Sixth St
Erie, PA 16541-0001
(814) 871-7000

Gannon University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1925. This school is located in the center of Erie. This mid-sized school offers subjects such as physical therapy, computer science, and counseling. It offers 19 certificates, eight degrees at the associates level, 51 degrees at the bachelors level, 25 masters level degrees, and two doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 4,219 students sought degrees from the 83 programs at Gannon. This school is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.

22. Reading Area Community College

10 S Second St
Reading, PA 19603-1706
(610) 372-4721

Reading Area Community College is located in the center of Reading. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, this college offers students one certificate in bookkeeping and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. Overall, 5,417 students seek degrees in 87 programs at this college.

23. Lehigh Carbon Community College

4525 Education Park Dr
Schnecksville, PA 18078-2598
(610) 799-2121

Lehigh Carbon Community College, which is very close to Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, is located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in bookkeeping. Of those, students are offered one certificate in bookkeeping by this college and one associate's level bookkeeping degree. This public college is one of 20 community colleges in Pennsylvania. This college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering programs in bookkeeping.

24. Temple University

1801 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6096
(215) 204-7000

Temple University offers one bookkeeping program and this university, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Philadelphia, PA. 37,367 students seek degrees in 323 Temple University programs, overall. It is the oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping programs.

25. The Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg

1 HACC Dr.
Harrisburg, PA 17110-2999
(717) 780-2300

The Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg is near the heart of downtown. It offers two bookkeeping programs. Out of those, it offers one bookkeeping certificate to students and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. This college is one of 20 community colleges in Pennsylvania. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping programs.

26. Butler County Community College

College Drive Oak Hills
Butler, PA 16003-1203
(724) 287-8711

Butler County Community College offers two programs in bookkeeping. More specifically, this college offers students one bookkeeping certificate and one bookkeeping degree at the associate's level. 4,429 students seek degrees in 61 Butler County Community College programs, overall. This public college is the second largest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping in terms of programs.

27. The Pennsylvania College of Technology

One College Ave
Williamsport, PA 17701-5799
(570) 326-3761

The Pennsylvania College of Technology offers one bookkeeping program and Penn Tech, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Williamsport, PA. 6,290 students pursue degrees in 104 PCT programs, overall.

28. Luzerne County Community College

1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899
(570) 740-0200

Luzerne County Community College offers two bookkeeping programs. More specifically, students are offered one bookkeeping certificate by it and one associate's level degree in bookkeeping. It is in the suburbs of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Pennsylvania offering bookkeeping programs.

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