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Accounting Schools in Minnesota

2,077 students earned Accounting degrees in Minnesota in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Minnesota

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,116
Associate’s Degree 413
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 229
Master’s Degree 210
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 75
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 75
Post-Master’s Certificate 28
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 28
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in MN Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.8%
  • Black or African American: 8.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 69.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.1%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Accounting Majors in MN Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Minnesota

In this state, there are 89,020 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. MN

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Minnesota

Accounting grads earn an average of $72,480 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 56 colleges in Minnesota that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

209 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
51,327 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.20% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. 81% of students get financical aid.

134 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,198 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $33,200 a year. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


Capella University

129 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
37,859 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. 14% of the teachers are full time. An average student at Capella University will pay a net price of $7,290.

118 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,824 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 98% of students get financical aid.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
7,592 Total Students

A typical student attending Metro State will pay a net price of $15,549. The average student takes 5.27 years to complete their degree at Metro State. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

91 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
3,971 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $27,500 after graduation.

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
14,325 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $16,035. The student to faculty ratio is 23 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,858 Total Students

In their early career, UMN Duluth grads earn an average salary of $38,500. A typical student attending UMN Duluth will pay a net price of $17,319. The full-time teacher rate is 82%.

69 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
5,548 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. It takes the average student 4.20 years to graduate.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,695 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 43%. 75% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $31,100 after graduation.

Accounting Careers in MN

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title MN Job Growth MN Median Salary
Financial Managers 17% $121,210
Statistical Assistants 14% $49,060
Tax Preparers 10% $51,260
Financial Analysts 10% $85,940
Accountants and Auditors 9% $66,240
Financial Examiners 8% $85,280
Budget Analysts 7% $76,400
Credit Analysts 6% $73,910
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 3% $61,200
Brokerage Clerks 1% $48,480
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -3% $43,510

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

Major Annual Graduates in MN
Business Administration & Management 7,882
Human Resource Management 1,418
Marketing 1,183
Finance & Financial Management 1,172
Business & Commerce 507
Management Sciences & Methods 373
Business Support & Assistance 340
General Sales & Marketing 223

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