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Accounting Schools in Florida

6,275 students earned Accounting degrees in Florida in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Florida

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 2,465
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2,190
Master’s Degree 1,078
Associate’s Degree 397
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 128
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 128
Post-Master’s Certificate 17
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 17

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in FL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 13.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 29.1%
  • White: 42.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.1%
  • Other Races: 5.6%
Accounting Majors in FL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Florida

242,560 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. FL

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Florida

A typical salary for a accounting grad in the state is $71,790, compared to a typical salary of $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 85 colleges in Florida that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale
1,189 Degrees in Major Awarded
40,784 Total Students

In their early career, BC grads earn an average salary of $26,700. 26% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $8,783.

468 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
29,772 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,768. The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 81% of students receive it.

372 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
57,942 Total Students

89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 98%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,311.

367 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,104 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 26 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $8,967. 28% of the teachers are full time.

355 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
68,475 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 30 to 1. It takes the average student 4.51 years to graduate.

276 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
41,005 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,744. 96% of students get financical aid.

#7

University of Florida

Gainesville
272 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
52,218 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.50%. A typical student attending U of F will pay a net price of $8,057.

246 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
43,846 Total Students

In their early career, USF Tampa grads earn an average salary of $36,800. It takes the average student 4.42 years to graduate. A typical student attending USF Tampa will pay a net price of $9,838.

#9

Valencia College

Orlando
198 Degrees in Major Awarded
46,521 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. A typical student attending Valencia College will pay a net price of $5,585.

144 Degrees in Major Awarded
9% Graduation Rate
8,760 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 11% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.22 years to graduate.

Accounting Careers in FL

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title FL Job Growth FL Median Salary
Statistical Assistants 36% $45,490
Financial Managers 30% $114,190
Financial Examiners 23% $77,290
Tax Preparers 22% $30,060
Accountants and Auditors 20% $62,270
Financial Analysts 19% $69,060
Credit Analysts 15% $72,120
Brokerage Clerks 15% $49,210
Budget Analysts 12% $69,910
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 8% $41,880
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 7% $37,610
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 2% $34,000

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

Major Annual Graduates in FL
Business Administration & Management 29,554
Finance & Financial Management 3,988
Marketing 3,376
Hospitality Management 3,277
Entrepreneurial Studies 2,299
Business & Commerce 1,800
International Business 1,206
Management Information Systems 1,069

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