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Accounting Schools in Michigan

2,973 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 29 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Michigan

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,800
Master’s Degree 583
Associate’s Degree 462
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 65
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 56
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 56
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in MI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.6%
  • White: 72.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 8.4%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Accounting Majors in MI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Michigan

There are 103,780 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. MI

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Michigan

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $73,940. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 67 colleges in Michigan that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

369 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
50,351 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 88% of the teachers are full time. This public school has an average net price of $18,984.

204 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
24,677 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Graduates earn an average $35,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.58 years to graduate.

162 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,006 Total Students

13% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $49,200 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

#4

Davenport University

Grand Rapids
157 Degrees in Major Awarded
37% Graduation Rate
6,746 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 21% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $17,670.

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
22,562 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The student loan default rate of 7.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of students get financical aid.

146 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
27,025 Total Students

A typical student attending Wayne State will pay a net price of $14,226. 94% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 56%.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
19,123 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.89 years to graduate. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 98% of the teachers are full time.

#8

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant
123 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
21,622 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 95% of students receive it. 72% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,677.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
57% Graduation Rate
3,177 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. Most students complete their degree in 4.34 years. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $22,809.

#10

Baker College

Flint
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
9,332 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $12,329. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 12% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.97 years to graduate.

Accounting Careers in MI

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title MI Job Growth MI Median Salary
Financial Managers 18% $116,300
Tax Preparers 10% $0
Accountants and Auditors 9% $65,850
Financial Analysts 9% $78,490
Credit Analysts 9% $60,860
Financial Examiners 8% $74,280
Budget Analysts 6% $78,750
Brokerage Clerks 5% $48,860
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2% $37,810
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -8% $71,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in MI
Business Administration & Management 10,612
Marketing 2,176
Finance & Financial Management 1,736
Human Resource Management 1,394
Business & Commerce 999
Hospitality Management 566
International Business 488
Management Information Systems 402

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