2022 Best Accounting Schools

1,586 Colleges in the United States
83,158 Accounting Degrees Awarded
$44,557 Avg Early-Career Salary
Accounting is of the hottest degree programs in the United States, coming in as the #8 most popular major in the country. This means there are lots of options to choose from when you decide to get your degree.

In 2022, College Factual analyzed 1,586 schools in order to identify the top ones for its Best Accounting Schools ranking. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 83,158 degrees in accounting during the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Accounting School

Best Accounting Schools The accounting program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Accounting rankings. For our Best Overall Accounting School rankings, we roll up the results of our degree-level rankings, weighted by the number of degrees awarded at that level.

In order to find the schools that are the best fit for you, you may want to filter to one of the degree levels below.

Pick Your Accounting Degree Level

The accounting school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Accounting Schools. If you'd like to restrict your choices to just one part of the country, you can filter this list by location.

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If you want to learn more about how we derive our rankings, see College Factual's Methodology.

Best Schools for Accounting in the United States

The schools below may not offer all types of accounting degrees so you may want to filter by degree level first. However, they are great for the degree levels they do offer. Only those schools that rank in the top 15% of all the schools we analyze get awarded with a place on this list.

25 Top Schools in Accounting

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
167 Accounting Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat University of Notre Dame if you want to pursue a degree in accounting. Notre Dame is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the suburb of Notre Dame. A Best Schools rank of #15 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Notre Dame is a great university overall.

There were approximately 167 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Notre Dame in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Notre Dame earn $18,493 more than the typical accounting graduate.

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#2

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
17th Most Popular In PA
52 Accounting Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat University of Pennsylvania if you wish to pursue a degree in accounting. UPenn is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Philadelphia. A Best Schools rank of #13 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UPenn is a great university overall.

There were about 52 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UPenn in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
10th Most Popular In VA
61 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Washington and Lee University is one of the finest schools in the country for getting a degree in accounting. Washington and Lee is a small private not-for-profit university located in the town of Lexington. This university ranks 2nd out of 73 colleges for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 61 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Washington and Lee in the most recent year we have data available.

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#4

Georgetown University

Washington, DC
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
60 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Any student who is interested in accounting has to look into Georgetown University. Georgetown is a large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Washington. A Best Schools rank of #18 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Georgetown is a great university overall.

There were roughly 60 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Georgetown in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from Georgetown University receive $38,543 more than the standard accounting graduate.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
7th Most Popular In MO
105 Accounting Degrees Awarded

WUSTL is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Saint Louis. A Best Schools rank of #28 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means WUSTL is a great university overall.

There were about 105 accounting students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent data year.

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#6

Rice University

Houston, TX
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
48th Most Popular In TX

Located in the large city of Houston, Rice is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #25 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Rice is a great university overall.

There were approximately 28 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Rice in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
261 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #33 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means USC is a great university overall.

There were about 261 accounting students who graduated with this degree at USC in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Southern California make $19,143 more than the average accounting graduate.

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#8

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
43rd Most Popular In CA

Claremont McKenna is a small private not-for-profit college located in the suburb of Claremont. A Best Schools rank of #5 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Claremont McKenna is a great college overall.

There were about 6 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Claremont McKenna in the most recent year we have data available.

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#9

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In TN
40 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt is a private not-for-profit university with a large student population. A Best Schools rank of #37 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Vanderbilt is a great university overall.

There were approximately 40 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Vanderbilt in the most recent data year.

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Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
374 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UIUC is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Champaign. This university ranks 3rd out of 102 schools for overall quality in the state of Illinois.

There were approximately 374 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UIUC in the most recent data year. Accounting degree recipients from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign receive an earnings boost of about $17,493 above the average income of accounting majors.

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#11

New York University

New York, NY
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
110 Accounting Degrees Awarded

NYU is a very large private not-for-profit university located in the city of New York. This university ranks 7th out of 160 colleges for overall quality in the state of New York.

There were roughly 110 accounting students who graduated with this degree at NYU in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting program at New York University get $30,343 above the average college grad in this field when they enter the workforce.

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#12

Northwestern University

Evanston, IL
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
56th Most Popular In IL

Located in the city of Evanston, Northwestern is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #14 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Northwestern is a great university overall.

There were roughly 2 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Northwestern in the most recent year we have data available.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
94 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the medium-sized city of Ann Arbor, U-M is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #40 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means U-M is a great university overall.

There were about 94 accounting students who graduated with this degree at U-M in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor make $16,943 more than the standard graduate in this field shortly after graduation.

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#14

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
77 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Lehigh is a moderately-sized private not-for-profit university located in the small city of Bethlehem. This university ranks 7th out of 134 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were about 77 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Lehigh in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from Lehigh University receive an earnings boost of about $19,343 above the typical income of accounting majors.

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#15

Emory University

Atlanta, GA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
8th Most Popular In GA
44 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Emory is a fairly large private not-for-profit university located in the city of Atlanta. This university ranks 2nd out of 80 schools for overall quality in the state of Georgia.

There were roughly 44 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Emory in the most recent data year.

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#16

Bentley University

Waltham, MA
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
288 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Waltham, Bentley is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. A Best Schools rank of #42 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Bentley is a great university overall.

There were about 288 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Bentley in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at Bentley University get $16,376 above the standard graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In TX
518 Accounting Degrees Awarded

UT Austin is a fairly large public university located in the city of Austin. This university ranks 2nd out of 136 colleges for overall quality in the state of Texas.

There were approximately 518 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UT Austin in the most recent data year.

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#18

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
163 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the midsize city of Winston-Salem, Wake Forest University is a private not-for-profit university with a medium-sized student population. This university ranks 2nd out of 113 schools for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were about 163 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Wake Forest University in the most recent data year. Accounting degree recipients from Wake Forest University earn a boost of approximately $15,443 above the typical income of accounting majors.

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#19

Bucknell University

Lewisburg, PA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
56 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Bucknell is a small private not-for-profit university located in the distant town of Lewisburg. This university ranks 5th out of 134 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 56 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Bucknell in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting program at Bucknell University get $19,543 more than the standard graduate in this field when they enter the workforce.

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#20

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
189 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Chestnut Hill, Boston College is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #45 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Boston College is a great college overall.

There were roughly 189 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Boston College in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Boston College earn $19,043 more than the average accounting grad.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
230 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Chapel Hill, UNC Chapel Hill is a public university with a very large student population. This university ranks 4th out of 113 schools for overall quality in the state of North Carolina.

There were roughly 230 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UNC Chapel Hill in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill earn a boost of around $13,543 over the average earnings of accounting graduates.

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#22

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
86 Accounting Degrees Awarded

SCU is a medium-sized private not-for-profit university located in the city of Santa Clara. This university ranks 12th out of 203 colleges for overall quality in the state of California.

There were about 86 accounting students who graduated with this degree at SCU in the most recent year we have data available. Degree recipients from the accounting degree program at Santa Clara University make $20,743 above the typical graduate with the same degree when they enter the workforce.

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#23

Northeastern University

Boston, MA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
111 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the large city of Boston, Northeastern is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. This university ranks 10th out of 72 schools for overall quality in the state of Massachusetts.

There were about 111 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Northeastern in the most recent year we have data available. Accounting degree recipients from Northeastern University receive an earnings boost of about $21,343 above the typical income of accounting graduates.

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#24

Villanova University

Villanova, PA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
154 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Villanova is a large private not-for-profit university located in the large suburb of Villanova. This university ranks 8th out of 134 schools for overall quality in the state of Pennsylvania.

There were roughly 154 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Villanova in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Villanova University make $19,143 more than the typical accounting graduate.

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#25

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
3rd Most Popular In VA
202 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Virginia Tech is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Blacksburg. This school ranks 3rd out of 73 schools for overall quality in the state of Virginia.

There were approximately 202 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Virginia Tech in the most recent data year.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Accounting Schools

#25

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA
#27

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT
#29

Elon University

Elon, NC
#30

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA

#32

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY

#33

George Washington University

Washington, DC
#34

University of Delaware

Newark, DE
#35

Providence College

Providence, RI
#36

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL
#37

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL
#39

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
#40

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

#41

Stonehill College

Easton, MA

#42

Saint Johns University

Collegeville, MN
#49

College of Saint Benedict

Saint Joseph, MN

Additional Award Winners

This list represents the remainder of the schools awarded a Best Accounting Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 1586 different United States accounting schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
50 Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
51 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
52 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
53 Bryant University Smithfield, RI
54 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
55 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
56 Fordham University Bronx, NY
57 William & Mary Williamsburg, VA
58 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
59 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
60 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
61 Babson College Wellesley, MA
62 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
63 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
64 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
65 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
66 Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, PA
67 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
68 University of California - Davis Davis, CA
69 Rutgers University - Newark Newark, NJ
70 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
71 Yeshiva University New York, NY
72 Golden Gate University - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
73 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse La Crosse, WI
74 Trinity University San Antonio, TX
75 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
76 Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD
77 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
78 Iowa State University Ames, IA
79 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
80 Colorado State University - Global Campus Greenwood Village, CO
81 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
82 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX
83 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
84 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
85 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
86 Augustana College Rock Island, IL
87 Drake University Des Moines, IA
88 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
89 University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
90 Chapman University Orange, CA
91 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
92 Auburn University Auburn, AL
93 Clemson University Clemson, SC
94 Hope College Holland, MI
95 Rhodes College Memphis, TN
96 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
97 Baylor University Waco, TX
98 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
99 Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter, MN
100 Calvin University Grand Rapids, MI
101 Creighton University Omaha, NE
102 American University Washington, DC
103 Baruch College New York, NY
104 Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA
105 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
106 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
107 Ithaca College Ithaca, NY
108 John Carroll University University Heights, OH
109 Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
110 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, NY
111 Luther College Decorah, IA
112 Saint Mary’s College of California Moraga, CA
113 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
114 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
115 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
116 Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH
117 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
118 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
119 Illinois State University Normal, IL
120 DePaul University Chicago, IL
121 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
122 University of Houston Houston, TX
123 Harding University Searcy, AR
124 Towson University Towson, MD
125 Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ
126 Seattle University Seattle, WA
127 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
128 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
129 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
130 Truman State University Kirksville, MO
131 Butler University Indianapolis, IN
132 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
133 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
134 Siena College Loudonville, NY
135 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
136 College of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA
137 Endicott College Beverly, MA
138 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe, AZ
139 LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, NY
140 University of Portland Portland, OR
141 Salisbury University Salisbury, MD
142 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Durham, NH
143 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
144 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
145 Concordia College at Moorhead Moorhead, MN
146 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
147 Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
148 Susquehanna University Selinsgrove, PA
149 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
150 University of Redlands Redlands, CA
151 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
152 University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth, MN
153 University of Maryland Global Campus Adelphi, MD
154 University of Vermont Burlington, VT
155 Saint Mary’s College Notre Dame, IN
156 Lebanon Valley College Annville, PA
157 Saint Norbert College De Pere, WI
158 University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Whitewater, WI
159 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
160 Ohio Northern University Ada, OH
161 Manchester Community College Manchester, CT
162 Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
163 Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA
164 Borough of Manhattan Community College New York, NY
165 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
166 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
167 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
168 Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn, NY
169 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
170 Merrimack College North Andover, MA
171 Bradley University Peoria, IL
172 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
173 Taylor University Upland, IN
174 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ
175 Washington State University Pullman, WA
176 Washington & Jefferson College Washington, PA
177 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Stillwater, OK
178 El Centro College Dallas, TX
179 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
180 California State University - Northridge Northridge, CA
181 University of Mississippi University, MS
182 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
183 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
184 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
185 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
186 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
187 Essex County College Newark, NJ
188 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
189 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
190 Manhattan College Riverdale, NY
191 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
192 University of Denver Denver, CO
193 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
194 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
195 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
196 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
197 SUNY Oneonta Oneonta, NY
198 Furman University Greenville, SC
199 Catholic University of America Washington, DC
200 University at Albany Albany, NY
201 Pace University - New York New York, NY
202 Menlo College Atherton, CA
203 Western New England University Springfield, MA
204 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
205 Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware, OH
206 Community College of Denver Denver, CO
207 Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ
208 Quincy College Quincy, MA
209 California Lutheran University Thousand Oaks, CA
210 Wofford College Spartanburg, SC
211 Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights, MN
212 Western Governors University Salt Lake City, UT
213 Elmhurst University Elmhurst, IL
214 Augustana University Sioux Falls, SD
215 Saint Michael’s College Colchester, VT
216 Suffolk University Boston, MA
217 Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI
218 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
219 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
220 Linfield University - McMinnville Campus McMinnville, OR
221 Assumption University Worcester, MA
222 Biola University La Mirada, CA
223 Belmont University Nashville, TN
224 University of Oregon Eugene, OR
225 Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY
226 DeVry University - North Carolina Charlotte, NC
227 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
228 University of Nevada - Reno Reno, NV
228 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA
230 Messiah University Mechanicsburg, PA
231 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
232 Anoka-Ramsey Community College Coon Rapids, MN
233 Kennesaw State University Kennesaw, GA
234 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
235 John Brown University Siloam Springs, AR
236 Rutgers University - Camden Camden, NJ
237 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Best Accounting Schools award.

Rank College Location
238 Northwestern College Orange City, IA
239 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
240 Xavier University Cincinnati, OH
241 University of Dallas Irving, TX
242 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
243 University of Phoenix - Arizona Tempe, AZ
244 Moravian College Bethlehem, PA
245 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
246 Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA
247 King’s College Wilkes-Barre, PA
248 Citadel Military College of South Carolina Charleston, SC
249 Cedarville University Cedarville, OH
250 Simpson College Indianola, IA
251 Community College of Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
252 Florida International University Miami, FL
252 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, FL
254 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
255 Winona State University Winona, MN
256 Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, PA
257 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
258 North Central College Naperville, IL
259 University of Massachusetts - Lowell Lowell, MA
260 Adelphi University Garden City, NY
261 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
262 Canisius College Buffalo, NY
263 Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
264 Gordon College Wenham, MA
265 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT
266 Molloy College Rockville Centre, NY
267 Bethel University Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
268 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
269 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
270 Transylvania University Lexington, KY
271 DeSales University Center Valley, PA
272 McDaniel College Westminster, MD
273 Roger Williams University Bristol, RI
274 Normandale Community College Bloomington, MN
275 San Jose State University San Jose, CA
276 Randolph - Macon College Ashland, VA
277 Butler County Community College Butler, PA
278 Carroll University Waukesha, WI
279 DeVry University - Texas Irving, TX
280 University of Wisconsin - River Falls River Falls, WI
281 Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City, OK
282 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
283 Walsh College Troy, MI
284 Westminster College Pennsylvania New Wilmington, PA
285 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
286 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
287 Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA
288 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus Denver, CO
289 Wartburg College Waverly, IA
290 Mercer University Macon, GA
291 Salve Regina University Newport, RI
292 Augsburg University Minneapolis, MN
293 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu, HI
294 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
295 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
296 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
297 University of North Texas Denton, TX
298 St. John Fisher College Rochester, NY
299 Broward College Fort Lauderdale, FL
300 DeVry University - Illinois Chicago, IL
301 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
302 University of Mary Bismarck, ND
303 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
304 Northwood University Midland, MI
305 Stevenson University Stevenson, MD
306 Saint Vincent College Latrobe, PA
307 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
308 Texas State University San Marcos, TX
309 Samford University Birmingham, AL
310 Elmira College Elmira, NY
311 Delaware Technical Community College - Terry Dover, DE
312 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston, TX
313 Carthage College Kenosha, WI
314 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
315 St. Bonaventure University Saint Bonaventure, NY
316 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
317 University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown Johnstown, PA

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Accounting Focus Areas

Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 72,311
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 7,069
Accounting and Finance 1,813
Accounting and Business/Management 1,344
Other Accounting and Related Services 514
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Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 354,109
Finance & Financial Management 53,739
General Business/Commerce 51,047
Marketing 49,747
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Human Resource Management 21,798
Hospitality Management 14,277
Management Information Systems 13,071
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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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