Find Business Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Best Accounting Schools in Indiana

Find Schools Near

2021 Best Accounting Schools in Indiana

44 Colleges
$42,281 Avg Salary
$25,166 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Accounting School for You

Accounting is one of the most popular subjects to study in Indiana. With 2,431 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, it ranked 3rd out of all the majors we track in the state.

Today's business students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Business Degree Central has created the Best Accounting Schools in Indiana to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 44 schools in Indiana to see which programs offered the best educational experiences for business students.

View our full ranking methodology.

2021 Best Accounting Schools in Indiana

The colleges and universities below are the best for accounting majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best Accounting Schools

#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

Our 2021 rankings named University of Notre Dame the best school in Indiana for accounting students. Notre Dame is a large private not-for-profit school located in the large suburb of Notre Dame.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at Notre Dame take out is $19,750. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $218.

Read More…

Request Information
#2

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, IN

A rank of #2 on this year’s list means Purdue University - Main Campus is a great place for accounting students. Purdue is a very large public school located in the small city of West Lafayette.

Read full report on Accounting at Purdue University - Main Campus

Request Information

The excellent programs at Indiana University - Bloomington helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best accounting schools in Indiana. Located in the small city of Bloomington, IU Bloomington is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, accounting majors at IU Bloomington accumulate an average of around $20,500 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $239.

Read full report on Accounting at Indiana University - Bloomington

Request Information

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best Accounting Schools in Indiana list. Located in the city of Fort Wayne, Trine is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly small student population.

Read More…

Request Information
#5

Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, IN

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Saint Mary’s College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Best Accounting Schools in Indiana list. St. Mary's College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Notre Dame.

Full Accounting at Saint Mary’s College Report

Request Information

Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Accounting Schools in Indiana ranking. IWU is a large private not-for-profit school located in the rural area of Marion.

Read full report on Accounting at Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global

Request Information
#7

Taylor University

Upland, IN

With a ranking of #7, Taylor University did quite well on this year’s best schools for accounting students. Located in the town of Upland, Taylor U is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

Read full report on Accounting at Taylor University

Request Information
#8

Manchester University

North Manchester, IN

With a ranking of #8, Manchester University did quite well on this year’s best schools for accounting students. Manchester University is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of North Manchester.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at Manchester University take out is $29,000. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $301, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

Read full report on Accounting at Manchester University

Request Information

With a ranking of #9, Indiana Wesleyan University did quite well on this year’s best schools for accounting students. IWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the town of Marion.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at IWU take out is $29,338. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $320.

Full Accounting at Indiana Wesleyan University Report

Request Information

University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne ranked #10 on this year’s Best Accounting Schools in Indiana list. University of St. Francis Fort Wayne is a small private not-for-profit school located in the city of Fort Wayne.

Read full report on Accounting at University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne

Request Information

Best Accounting Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

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

State Degrees Awarded
Michigan 2,973
Ohio 3,753
Illinois 4,307
Wisconsin 2,652

One of 21 majors within the business area of study, accounting has other similar majors worth exploring.

Accounting Focus Areas

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

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 25 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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Pixabay.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs.

Visit School

Find Business Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited business colleges across the U.S.