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Accounting Schools in Arizona

2,929 students earned Accounting degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

An Accounting major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,314
Master’s Degree 557
Associate’s Degree 551
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 300
Post-Master’s Certificate 191
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 191
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 16
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 16

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 10.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.4%
  • White: 45.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.2%
  • Other Races: 18.9%
Accounting Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Arizona

71,780 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $63,710, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 29 colleges in Arizona that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,480 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
94,724 Total Students

In their early career, UOPX - Arizona grads earn an average salary of $28,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 4% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $15,123.

345 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
96,211 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,400 a year. The average student takes 4.20 years to complete their degree at Grand Canyon University.

333 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
53,286 Total Students

78% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

245 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,577 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 76% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,553. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,326.

#6

Yavapai College

Prescott
70 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,428 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. 53% of the teachers are full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,888.

58 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,027 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,985. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $25,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,817.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,103 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,964. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. 84% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at ASU - West. 95% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

Accounting Careers in AZ

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Financial Managers 32% $103,910
Financial Examiners 26% $50,690
Financial Analysts 24% $74,200
Credit Analysts 23% $55,760
Brokerage Clerks 22% $47,620
Accountants and Auditors 19% $64,380
Tax Preparers 16% $34,930
Statistical Assistants 14% $36,360
Budget Analysts 13% $68,390
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 8% $41,490
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 8% $39,100
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -3% $73,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Business Administration & Management 18,195
Human Resource Management 1,635
Marketing 1,420
Business & Commerce 1,373
Other Business & Marketing 1,365
Finance & Financial Management 1,336
Business Support & Assistance 1,030
Management Sciences & Methods 776

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