Top Colleges for Accounting

Take a look at this list of quality schools that are focused on delivering an education in Accounting and that are successful at it, with graduates among the top earners after graduation.

RankSchoolMajor Quality
Ranking
Major Value
Ranking
Annual
Graduates
% of Total
Graduates
Related Major
mPower Index
Starting
Salary
Mid-Career
Salary
#1Bentley University
Waltham, MA
School Quality Ranking: 1
120530924.2%4.2$51,000$99,000
#2University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
School Quality Ranking: 2
21941686.1%1.6$60,000$119,000
#3Bryant University
Smithfield, RI
School Quality Ranking: 3
313314718.8%3.7$52,000$80,000
#4University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
School Quality Ranking: 4
41614585.6%1.3$55,000$100,000
#5University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
School Quality Ranking: 5
52482364.7%1.6$55,000$110,000
#6Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
School Quality Ranking: 6
62601243.9%2.0$57,000$109,000
#7CUNY Bernard M Baruch College
New York, NY
School Quality Ranking: 7
73862020.0%2.4$52,000$89,000
#8New York University
New York, NY
School Quality Ranking: 8
8288951.5%1.5$65,000$114,000
#9Villanova University
Villanova, PA
School Quality Ranking: 9
92621024.8%2.1$55,000$107,000
#10SUNY at Binghamton
Vestal, NY
School Quality Ranking: 10
1031795.6%1.7$56,000$99,000
Due to lack of data, we couldn't rank every college that offers Accounting. To see a full list of all the colleges offering this program check out our listing of Annual Accounting Graduates. To see a list of all the colleges that offer online degree options in Accounting, check out our listing of Annual Accounting Graduates From Programs Offered Online.
Salary data estimated by College Factual based in part on data provided by PayScale. Last updated 2013.

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