Accounting Schools in New York
8,741 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.
As a degree choice, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state.
Education Levels of Accounting Majors in New York
Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
|Award Taking 1 to 2 Years||201|
|Award Taking 2 to 4 Years||201|
|Award Taking Less Than 1 Year||22|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship)||3|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||3|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||3|
In New York, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.
The racial distribution of accounting majors in New York is as follows:
- Asian: 18.7%
- Black or African American: 7.7%
- Hispanic or Latino: 13.9%
- White: 42.8%
- Non-Resident Alien: 12.5%
- Other Races: 4.3%
Jobs for Accounting Grads in New York
There are 363,150 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.
Wages for Accounting Jobs in New York
Accounting grads earn an average of $78,540 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.
Most Popular Accounting Programs in NY
There are 135 colleges in New York that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:
78% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This public school has an average net price of $2,981. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
38% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, QC grads earn an average salary of $34,000. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.70%.
This public school has an average net price of $18,958. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,300 a year.
89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,100 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.07 years.
This public college charges it's students an average net price of $3,000. The full-time teacher rate is 39%. Graduates earn an average $33,400 after graduation.
Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 43% are considered full time.
This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,298. Most students complete their degree in 4.16 years. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at Pace University.
Most students complete their degree in 4.25 years. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. In their early career, University at Buffalo grads earn an average salary of $40,800.
Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 84% of students get financical aid. 24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.
Accounting Careers in NY
Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:
|Job Title||NY Job Growth||NY Median Salary|
|Accountants and Auditors||16%||$83,250|
|Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks||3%||$47,190|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks||2%||$44,150|
|Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents||0%||$64,610|
Related Majors in New York
Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.
|Major||Annual Graduates in NY|
|Business Administration & Management||23,875|
|Finance & Financial Management||3,355|
|Business & Commerce||2,602|
|Management Sciences & Methods||1,986|
|Human Resource Management||1,500|
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