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2021 Best Accounting Master's Degree Schools in Louisiana

5 Colleges
$56,517 Avg Salary
$31,422 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Accounting Master'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.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Business Degree Central has created its Best Accounting Master's Degree Schools in Louisiana ranking. This report analyzed 5 schools in Louisiana to see which ones offered the best master'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 Master’s Degree Schools in Louisiana

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

Top Louisiana Schools for a Master's in Accounting

Our 2021 rankings named Tulane University of Louisiana the best school in Louisiana for accounting students working on their master’s degree. Tulane is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New Orleans.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools in Louisiana list. Located in the medium-sized city of Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University is a public school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their Master's Degree, accounting majors at Louisiana State University accumulate an average of around $24,885 in student debt.

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The excellent master’s degree programs at Louisiana Tech University helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best accounting schools in Louisiana. Located in the distant town of Ruston, Louisiana Tech is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of New Orleans. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools in Louisiana list. Located in the large city of New Orleans, UNO is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

Accounting majors at UNO take out an average of $22,876 in student loans while working on their Master's Degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $185.

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Out of the 5 schools in Louisiana that were part of this year’s ranking, University of Louisiana at Lafayette landed the # 5 spot on the list. UL Lafayette is a large public school located in the midsize city of Lafayette.

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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 5 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.

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