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Accounting Schools in Alabama

1,534 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Alabama

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,109
Master’s Degree 335
Associate’s Degree 46
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 20
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 20
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 19
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 12.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.4%
  • White: 75.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.4%
  • Other Races: 2.8%
Accounting Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Alabama

In this state, there are 50,740 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Alabama

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $59,910. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 33 colleges in Alabama that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

366 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

In their early career, UA grads earn an average salary of $37,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 5.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

287 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $23,696. The full-time teacher rate is 86%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.54 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 78% are considered full time.

96 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,981 Total Students

The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at TROY. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 53% are considered full time. A typical student attending TROY will pay a net price of $13,313.

67 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,044 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,400 a year. The 7.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $31,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $14,871. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $12,557. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

#8

Samford University

Birmingham
59 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $37,500 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

43 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,211 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
9,736 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. It takes the average student 4.85 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 5.90% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

Accounting Careers in AL

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
Statistical Assistants 22% $38,100
Financial Managers 18% $114,980
Accountants and Auditors 9% $63,670
Financial Analysts 8% $82,130
Tax Preparers 7% $29,970
Budget Analysts 7% $80,910
Financial Examiners 7% $50,680
Brokerage Clerks 4% $49,350
Credit Analysts 4% $72,060
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 2% $53,590
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2% $36,140

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Business Administration & Management 7,303
Marketing 1,174
Finance & Financial Management 1,084
Business Support & Assistance 499
Human Resource Management 442
Management Information Systems 423
Business & Commerce 329
Managerial Economics 296

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