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Accounting Schools in District of Columbia

502 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 6th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in District of Columbia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 288
Master’s Degree 168
Associate’s Degree 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 20
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 20
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 4

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 9.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.0%
  • White: 40.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.1%
  • Other Races: 5.8%
Accounting Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in District of Columbia

There are 29,480 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Accounting Jobs in District of Columbia

Accounting grads earn an average of $98,130 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 12 colleges in District of Columbia that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

159 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

51% of the teachers are full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. This private school has an average net price of $33,734.

#2

American University

Washington
101 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
14,318 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 56%. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.80%.

#3

Georgetown University

Washington
72 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
19,593 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $65,200 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 48%. Of all the students who attend this school, 53% get financial aid.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at University of the District of Columbia. A typical student attending University of the District of Columbia will pay a net price of $16,482. Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
11,608 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,100 a year. 50% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 10%.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,771 Total Students

An average student at CUA will pay a net price of $34,972. In their early career, CUA grads earn an average salary of $47,100. 98% of students get financical aid.

#7

Howard University

Washington
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $39,792. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
815 Total Students

In their early career, Strayer University - District of Columbia grads earn an average salary of $33,100. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 20% are considered full time. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
92 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

#9

Gallaudet University

Washington
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,485 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.68 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $15,157.

Accounting Careers in DC

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Statistical Assistants 16% $53,280
Financial Analysts 14% $91,390
Financial Managers 9% $150,550
Brokerage Clerks 7% $51,990
Accountants and Auditors 7% $91,890
Budget Analysts 5% $100,210
Credit Analysts 4% $106,750
Financial Examiners 3% $154,300
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 0% $62,190
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -3% $54,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Business Administration & Management 2,637
Business & Commerce 734
Finance & Financial Management 628
Marketing 316
International Business 285
Human Resource Management 277
Management Sciences & Methods 226
Entrepreneurial Studies 206

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