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2021 Best Accounting Bachelor's Degree Schools in Louisiana

19 Colleges
$44,913 Avg Salary
$26,545 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Accounting Bachelor's Degree School for You

Out of the majors we analyze each year, accounting was ranked 2nd in Louisiana. In fact, 1,412 were awarded in the state in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for business students. You can choose a traditional brick and mortar school, or with the growth of online education, you can attend a school half-way across the country without even leaving your house. Also there are many trade schools that offer short-term programs that open up more career options.

The Best Accounting Bachelor's Degree Schools in Louisiana ranking is one of many tools that Business Degree Central has developed to help you make your educational decision. This report analyzed 19 schools in Louisiana to see which ones offered the best bachelor's degree programs for business students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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2021 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools in Louisiana

The following schools top our list of the Best Accounting Bachelor's Degree Colleges.

Top 10 Best Accounting Bachelor's Degree Schools

Our analysis found Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College to be the best school for accounting students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Louisiana. Located in the midsize city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public school with a very large student population.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at Louisiana State University take out while working on their Bachelor's Degree is $17,822. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $194.

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Out of the 14 schools in Louisiana that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Louisiana at Lafayette landed the # 2 spot on the list. UL Lafayette is a large public school located in the medium-sized city of Lafayette.

While working on their Bachelor's Degree, accounting majors at UL Lafayette accumulate an average of around $23,196 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $246, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Louisiana Tech University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools in Louisiana list. Located in the town of Ruston, Louisiana Tech is a public school with a large student population.

On average, accounting graduates from Louisiana Tech take out $20,511 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $211.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Southeastern Louisiana University is a great place for accounting students working on their bachelor’s degree. Southeastern is a fairly large public school located in the city of Hammond.

Accounting majors at Southeastern take out an average of $24,166 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $239, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#5

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means University of New Orleans is a great place for accounting students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the large city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

After completing their Bachelor's Degree, accounting graduates from UNO carry an average student debtload of $19,023. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $179, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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University of Louisiana at Monroe did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for accounting students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #6 on the list. Located in the city of Monroe, ULM is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

While working on their Bachelor's Degree, accounting majors at ULM accumulate an average of around $19,688 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $193.

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Herzing University - Kenner came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools in Louisiana ranking. Located in the suburb of Kenner, Herzing University - Kenner is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

After completing their Bachelor's Degree, accounting graduates from Herzing University - Kenner carry an average student debtload of $40,824. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $428.

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Northwestern State University of Louisiana landed the #8 spot in the 2021 rankings for the best bachelor’s degree accounting programs. NSU is a fairly large public school located in the town of Natchitoches.

Accounting majors at NSU take out an average of $20,671 in student loans while working on their Bachelor's Degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $197.

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McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

McNeese State University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best places for accounting students to get a bachelor’s degree. It came in at #9 on the list. McNeese is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Lake Charles.

After completing their Bachelor's Degree, accounting graduates from McNeese carry an average student debtload of $23,012. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $191, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #10, Louisiana State University - Shreveport did quite well on this year’s best schools for accounting students working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in the city of Shreveport, Louisiana State University - Shreveport is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

While working on their Bachelor's Degree, accounting majors at Louisiana State University - Shreveport accumulate an average of around $28,131 in student debt. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $310.

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Best Accounting Colleges in the Southeast Region

Explore all the Best Accounting Schools in the Southeast Area or other specific states within that region.

State Degrees Awarded
Florida 6,275
West Virginia 563
Georgia 3,509
Alabama 1,534
Kentucky 844
Tennessee 1,322
South Carolina 1,174
Virginia 2,296
Arkansas 653
North Carolina 3,720
Mississippi 1,062

Accounting is one of 21 different types of business programs to choose from.

Accounting Concentrations

Major Annual Graduates
Accounting 79,652
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping 20,239
Accounting and Finance 2,451
Accounting and Business/Management 1,853
Other Accounting and Related Services 749
Auditing 179

Majors Similar to Accounting

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 410,147
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 14 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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