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2024 Best Accounting Schools in Minnesota

38 Colleges in Minnesota
1,862 Accounting Degrees Awarded
$46,497 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.

College Factual reviewed 38 schools in Minnesota to determine which ones were the best for degree seekers in the field of accounting. When you put them all together, these colleges and universities awarded 1,862 degrees in accounting during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Choosing a Great Accounting School

Best Accounting Schools in Minnesota Your choice of accounting school matters, so we have put together these rankings to help you make your decision. 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.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

Accounting Rankings by Degree Level

Associate Degrees in Accounting
Bachelor's Degrees in Accounting
Master's Degrees in Accounting
Doctor's Degrees in Accounting

Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Best Accounting Schools in Minnesota list, to help you choose the best school for you. 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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Best Schools for Accounting in Minnesota

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.

10 Top Minnesota Schools in Accounting

1
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
156 Accounting Degrees Awarded
$60,238 Median Starting Salary

It is difficult to beat University of Minnesota - Twin Cities if you wish to pursue a degree in accounting. Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #51 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means UMN Twin Cities is a great university overall.

There were about 156 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UMN Twin Cities in the most recent year we have data available. Those accounting students who get their degree from University of Minnesota - Twin Cities earn $13,741 more than the average accounting grad.

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2
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
78 Accounting Degrees Awarded
1.3% Growth in Graduates

University of St Thomas Minnesota is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in accounting. Located in the city of Saint Paul, UST MN is a private not-for-profit university with a moderately-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #143 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means UST MN is a great university overall.

There were approximately 78 accounting students who graduated with this degree at UST MN in the most recent data year. Degree recipients from the accounting major at University of St Thomas Minnesota earn $12,308 above the standard graduate with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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3
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$48,125 Median Starting Salary
$14,334 Median Student Debt

Dakota County Technical College is one of the finest schools in the United States for getting a degree in accounting. Located in the rural area of Rosemount, DCTC is a public college with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #436 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means DCTC is a great college overall.

There were approximately 22 accounting students who graduated with this degree at DCTC in the most recent data year. Students who graduate with their degree from the accounting program state that they receive average early career wages of $48,125.

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Century College crest
Century College
White Bear Lake, MN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
19th Most Popular In MN
61 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Century College is a good decision for students pursuing a degree in accounting. Located in the large suburb of White Bear Lake, Century College is a public college with a medium-sized student population. A Best Colleges rank of #460 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Century College is a great college overall.

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

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5
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$37,420 Median Starting Salary
$21,634 Median Student Debt

Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus is a moderately-sized public college located in the large suburb of Coon Rapids. This college ranks 31st out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were about 27 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Anoka-Ramsey Community College-Coon Rapids Campus in the most recent year we have data available. Students who receive their degree from the accounting program make about $37,420 in their early career salary.

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6
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
23rd Most Popular In MN
42 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Located in the town of Fergus Falls, M State is a public college with a moderately-sized student population. This college ranks 42nd out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were about 42 accounting students who graduated with this degree at M State in the most recent year we have data available.

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7
Saint Paul College crest
Saint Paul College
Saint Paul, MN
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
$39,669 Median Starting Salary
$16,700 Median Student Debt

Saint Paul College is a medium-sized public college located in the large city of Saint Paul. This college ranks 37th out of 52 colleges for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were approximately 17 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Saint Paul College in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the accounting program state that they receive average early career earnings of $39,669.

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8
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
144 Accounting Degrees Awarded
25.0% Growth in Graduates

Located in the city of Mankato, Minnesota State Mankato is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Colleges rank of #351 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Minnesota State Mankato is a great university overall.

There were about 144 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Minnesota State Mankato in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Minnesota State University - Mankato receive $6,256 more than the standard accounting grad.

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9
Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
$52,813 Median Starting Salary
$27,000 Median Student Debt

Located in the medium-sized suburb of Moorhead, Concordia College Moorhead is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Colleges rank of #547 out of 2,217 colleges nationwide means Concordia College Moorhead is a great college overall.

There were about 17 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Concordia College Moorhead in the most recent data year. Those accounting students who get their degree from Concordia College at Moorhead earn $6,316 more than the standard accounting grad.

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10
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
19th Most Popular In MN
33 Accounting Degrees Awarded

Normandale Community College is a medium-sized public college located in the small city of Bloomington. A Best Colleges rank of #343 out of 2,217 schools nationwide means Normandale Community College is a great college overall.

There were about 33 accounting students who graduated with this degree at Normandale Community College in the most recent data year.

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Best Accounting Colleges in the Plains States Region

Explore all the Best Accounting Colleges in the Plains States Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Missouri 283 1,655
Kansas 266 1,036
Iowa 264 953
Nebraska 238 466
North Dakota 210 277
South Dakota 204 241

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Accounting is one of 21 different types of Business, Management & Marketing programs to choose from.

Accounting Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 1,465
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 340
Other Accounting and Related Services 32
Accounting and Finance 20
Auditing 5

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Majors Similar to Accounting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 7,282
Human Resource Management 1,526
Marketing 1,103
Finance & Financial Management 1,087
General Business/Commerce 596
Business Support & Assistant Services 579
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 319
General Sales & Marketing 313
Construction Management 159
Entrepreneurial Studies 136

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