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Accounting at Rhode Island College

Accounting is one of the majors in the business, management & marketing program at Rhode Island College.

We've gathered data and other essential information about the program, such as the average salary of graduates, ethnicity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more. We've also included details on how RIC ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in accounting.

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Accounting Degrees Available at RIC

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

RIC Accounting Rankings

The bachelor's program at RIC was ranked #471 on College Factual's Best Schools for accounting list. It is also ranked #7 in Rhode Island.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Colleges for Accounting 315
Best Accounting Colleges for Veterans 322
Highest Paid Accounting Graduates 430

Popularity of Accounting at RIC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Rhode Island College handed out 73 bachelor's degrees in accounting. Due to this, the school was ranked #315 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 30% over the previous year when 56 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 16 students received their master’s degree in accounting from RIC. This makes it the #323 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from RIC Make?

Salary of Accounting Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

Accounting majors who earn their bachelor's degree from RIC go on to jobs where they make a median salary of $43,700 a year. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $43,900 for all accounting students.

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How Much Student Debt Do Accounting Graduates from RIC Have?

Student Debt of Accounting Graduates with a Bachelor's Degree

While getting their bachelor's degree at RIC, accounting students borrow a median amount of $19,035 in student loans. This is not too bad considering that the median debt load of all accounting bachelor's degree recipients across the country is $25,000.

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The typical student loan payment of a bachelor's degree student from the accounting program at RIC is $198 per month.

RIC Accounting Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Rhode Island College.

RIC Accounting Bachelor’s Program

Of the 73 accounting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2017-2018 from RIC, about 59% were men and 41% were women.

RIC Gender Breakdown of Accounting Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 63% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Rhode Island College with a bachelor's in accounting.

Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at Rhode Island College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 8
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 9
White 46
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

RIC Accounting Master’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 16 accounting majors earned their master's degree from RIC. Of these graduates, 50% were men and 50% were women.

RIC Gender Breakdown of Accounting Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at RIC are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 69% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Rhode Island College with a master's in accounting.

Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at Rhode Island College
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 3

Areas of Concentration for Accounting

Accounting students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Accounting 89

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 93
Marketing 39
Management Information Systems 20
Finance & Financial Management 18

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