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Accounting Schools in Georgia

3,509 students earned Accounting degrees in Georgia in the 2018-2019 year.

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

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,460
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 720
Master’s Degree 628
Associate’s Degree 383
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 311
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 311
Post-Master’s Certificate 5
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 5
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.8%
  • Black or African American: 22.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.5%
  • White: 55.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.9%
  • Other Races: 3.5%
Accounting Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Georgia

115,850 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Georgia

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $70,040. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 63 colleges in Georgia that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

336 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
38,920 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $13,971. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Most students complete their degree in 4.29 years.

330 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
37,807 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. A typical student attending KSU Georgia will pay a net price of $17,688. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

290 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
35,041 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,519. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 92% of students receive it. In their early career, Georgia State grads earn an average salary of $35,200.

223 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,054 Total Students

90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#5

Gwinnett Technical College

Lawrenceville
185 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,539 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,213. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1. In their early career, GTC grads earn an average salary of $28,600.

155 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,184 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,424. In their early career, Chattahoochee Technical College grads earn an average salary of $24,400.

116 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,244 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. A typical student attending CGTC will pay a net price of $2,427. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time.

98 Degrees in Major Awarded
53% Graduation Rate
19,748 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,400 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.57 years. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,616 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,333. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,616 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $2,172. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year.

Accounting Careers in GA

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
Financial Managers 26% $127,830
Tax Preparers 19% $33,640
Financial Analysts 17% $75,230
Accountants and Auditors 17% $68,870
Credit Analysts 15% $63,700
Statistical Assistants 15% $51,500
Budget Analysts 12% $67,850
Financial Examiners 12% $98,380
Brokerage Clerks 6% $46,500
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 4% $39,070
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 4% $46,550
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4% $45,290

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Business Administration & Management 9,936
Business Support & Assistance 1,973
Business & Commerce 1,940
Marketing 1,930
Finance & Financial Management 1,446
Human Resource Management 707
Management Information Systems 450
Hospitality Management 427

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