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Accounting Schools in Missouri

2,035 students earned Accounting degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major in the state out of a total 24 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Missouri

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,185
Master’s Degree 527
Post-Master’s Certificate 137
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 137
Associate’s Degree 87
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 68
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 68
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 29
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 2.9%
  • White: 73.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 10.8%
  • Other Races: 5.0%
Accounting Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Missouri

80,400 people in the state and 4,307,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to accounting.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Missouri

In this state, accounting grads earn an average of $69,220. Nationwide, they make an average of $78,820.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Missouri that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

445 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
30,014 Total Students

A typical student attending Mizzou will pay a net price of $18,480. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 72% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 4.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

201 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
23,453 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.53 years to complete their degree at Missouri State.

135 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
15,988 Total Students

In their early career, UMSL grads earn an average salary of $35,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.20% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

#4

Columbia College

Columbia
125 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
9,913 Total Students

An average student at Columbia College Missouri will pay a net price of $24,148. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. In their early career, Columbia College Missouri grads earn an average salary of $33,000.

97 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
5,231 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,119. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 88% are considered full time.

#6

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles
96 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,392 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $18,264. 99% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 1.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

87 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
16,191 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 52% get financial aid. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 68% are considered full time.

86 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

94% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UMKC grads earn an average salary of $38,300. Most students complete their degree in 4.71 years.

#9

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
83 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
12,799 Total Students

The 2.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $27,861. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid.

74 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,762 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,600 a year. 94% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 20%.

Accounting Careers in MO

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Brokerage Clerks 21% $44,290
Financial Managers 20% $121,860
Statistical Assistants 13% $44,010
Financial Examiners 13% $66,240
Financial Analysts 12% $81,990
Budget Analysts 7% $63,870
Credit Analysts 7% $64,290
Accountants and Auditors 6% $63,640
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks -2% $38,350
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2% $36,780
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents -5% $43,690

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

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Business Administration & Management 6,610
Business & Commerce 3,781
Human Resource Management 1,110
Finance & Financial Management 973
Marketing 870
Management Information Systems 462
Management Sciences & Methods 379
Hospitality Management 298

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