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Accounting Schools in Maryland

1,614 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 929
Master’s Degree 276
Associate’s Degree 146
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 134
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 120
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 120
Post-Master’s Certificate 9
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 9

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.8%
  • Black or African American: 19.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.1%
  • White: 45.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.2%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Accounting Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Maryland

In this state, there are 75,760 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Maryland

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $70,150. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 32 colleges in Maryland that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

395 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,457. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate.

357 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
60,603 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 5%. In their early career, University of Maryland - University College grads earn an average salary of $43,200. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

170 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,186. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. The full-time teacher rate is 53%.

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,645 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. 92% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Loyola Maryland.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,882 Total Students

In their early career, CSM grads earn an average salary of $27,800. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,621.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation. 75% of students get financical aid. 28% of the teachers are full time.

#7

Salisbury University

Salisbury
40 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,686. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,523 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,210. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 38%.

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,406 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private institution charges an average net price of $28,060.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,712 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,991. Most students complete their degree in 4.96 years. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

Accounting Careers in MD

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Statistical Assistants 10% $51,270
Brokerage Clerks 10% $56,310
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 8% $44,420
Financial Analysts 8% $81,300
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 7% $51,680
Accountants and Auditors 7% $74,030
Tax Preparers 7% $45,610
Credit Analysts 6% $64,100
Financial Managers 6% $137,820
Budget Analysts 4% $89,710
Financial Examiners 3% $62,930
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -4% $52,760

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Business Administration & Management 7,361
Business & Commerce 2,341
Finance & Financial Management 1,176
Human Resource Management 728
Management Sciences & Methods 596
Marketing 578
Management Information Systems 399
Hospitality Management 156

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