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Accounting Schools in Nevada

500 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 304
Master’s Degree 92
Associate’s Degree 58
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 24
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 24
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 22

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 17.6%
  • Black or African American: 3.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 20.4%
  • White: 42.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.4%
  • Other Races: 8.6%
Accounting Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Nevada

There are 30,290 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Nevada

Accounting grads earn an average of $66,600 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 9 colleges in Nevada that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 9 below:

256 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 96%. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

139 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 95% of the teachers are full time.

84 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 76% get financial aid. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,861 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,072. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,600 after earning their degree at this institution.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
3,451 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. In their early career, Great Basin College grads earn an average salary of $25,600. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,502.

#5

Western Nevada College

Carson City
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 24% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $25,700 after graduation.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
8% Graduation Rate
114 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,600 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.90%. This private school has an average net price of $30,312.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
97 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 83% of students receive it. 36% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20% Graduation Rate
320 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $14,777. It takes the average student 5.47 years to graduate. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Accounting Careers in NV

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Financial Managers 36% $108,290
Tax Preparers 25% $46,360
Accountants and Auditors 24% $62,350
Credit Analysts 22% $64,720
Financial Analysts 22% $76,760
Budget Analysts 20% $67,330
Statistical Assistants 17% $51,320
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 12% $44,190
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 12% $38,760
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 11% $0
Brokerage Clerks 11% $44,340

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Business Administration & Management 1,030
Hospitality Management 717
Marketing 299
Finance & Financial Management 298
Business & Commerce 293
Real Estate 114
International Business 67
Business Support & Assistance 52

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