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Accounting Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 1,554 students earned their Accounting degrees in CT.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 797
Master’s Degree 357
Associate’s Degree 256
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 86
Post-Master’s Certificate 58
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 58

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.5%
  • Black or African American: 8.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 11.1%
  • White: 61.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.4%
  • Other Races: 9.2%
Accounting Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Connecticut

61,700 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Connecticut

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $84,890, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 26 colleges in Connecticut that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

262 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,412 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.17 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

245 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
11,822 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.73 years. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time. In their early career, CCSU grads earn an average salary of $39,100.

#3

Post University

Waterbury
155 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
9,845 Total Students

In their early career, Post University grads earn an average salary of $34,900. 100% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

#4

Fairfield University

Fairfield
150 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $55,500 after graduation. The student loan default rate is 1.90% which is lower than average.

120 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,958 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $41,066.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,003 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 71% get financial aid. The 6.90% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#7

University of Hartford

West Hartford
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $29,592. 99% of students get financical aid. In their early career, Uhart grads earn an average salary of $38,400.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
10,207 Total Students

35% of the teachers are full time. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

53 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
5,208 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,546. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
5,642 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $19,124. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,700 a year.

Accounting Careers in CT

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Financial Managers 18% $144,500
Statistical Assistants 12% $72,300
Tax Preparers 10% $46,760
Financial Examiners 9% $102,950
Accountants and Auditors 9% $76,450
Financial Analysts 8% $92,470
Budget Analysts 7% $81,850
Credit Analysts 2% $76,510
Brokerage Clerks 0% $58,110
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2% $46,860
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks -2% $51,930

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Business Administration & Management 3,737
Finance & Financial Management 950
Business & Commerce 923
Marketing 708
Management Sciences & Methods 430
Management Information Systems 312
Human Resource Management 252
Business Support & Assistance 117

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