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2021 Most Popular Accounting Schools

2,228 Colleges
$44,557 Avg Salary
$26,381 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Accounting School for You

With 105,123 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, accounting is the #2 most popular major in the United States.

There are so many business programs in today's world that it can tough to figure out which one is the right one for you. 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.

To help you arm yourself with the information you need to make your decision, Business Degree Central has developed this Most Popular Accounting Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 2,228 schools in the United States to see which programs were the most popular for business students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from the Accounting program at each school on the list.

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

Our 2021 rankings named University of Phoenix - Arizona the most popular school in the United States for accounting students. Located in the city of Tempe, UOPX - Arizona is a private for-profit school with a very large student population.

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Out of the 2,228 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Southern New Hampshire University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the suburb of Manchester, SNHU is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, accounting majors at SNHU accumulate an average of around $26,969 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $297.

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#3

Broward College

Fort Lauderdale, FL

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Broward College. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Most Popular Accounting Schools list. BC is a fairly large public school located in the medium-sized city of Fort Lauderdale.

On average, accounting graduates from BC take out $8,000 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $83.

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#4

Baruch College

New York, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Baruch College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Located in the city of New York, Baruch is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Accounting majors at Baruch take out an average of $16,200 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $182.

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#5

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, UT

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Western Governors University. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Salt Lake City, WGU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #6, Texas A&M University - College Station did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students. Located in the medium-sized city of College Station, Texas A&M College Station is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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#7

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA

East Los Angeles College ranked #7 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Monterey Park, East Los Angeles College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#8

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Ivy Tech Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for accounting students. It came in at #8 on the list. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

While working on their degree, accounting majors at Ivy Tech Community College accumulate an average of around $13,964 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $145, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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With a ranking of #9, The University of Texas at Dallas did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students. Located in the midsize city of Richardson, UT Dallas is a public school with a very large student population.

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Pennsylvania State University - University Park landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. Located in the small city of University Park, Penn State University Park is a public college with a very large student population.

On average, accounting graduates from Penn State University Park take out $23,750 in student loans while working on their degree. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $260, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#11

Queens College

Queens, NY

Queens College landed the #11 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. QC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Queens.

On average, accounting graduates from QC take out $12,218 in student loans while working on their degree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $134.

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The University of Texas at Austin landed the #12 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. UT Austin is a fairly large public school located in the city of Austin.

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#13

University of Houston

Houston, TX

University of Houston came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Accounting Schools ranking. Located in the large city of Houston, UH is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Wake Technical Community College landed the #14 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. Wake Technical Community College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Raleigh.

While working on their degree, accounting majors at Wake Technical Community College accumulate an average of around $18,460 in student debt. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $192.

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#15

Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

Florida Atlantic University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for accounting students. It came in at #15 on the list. FAU is a fairly large public school located in the city of Boca Raton.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at FAU take out is $26,754. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $300.

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#16

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Liberty University landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. Located in the city of Lynchburg, Liberty University is a private not-for-profit college with a fairly large student population.

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Ohio State University - Main Campus ranked #17 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Ohio State is a very large public school located in the city of Columbus.

On average, accounting graduates from Ohio State take out $20,612 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $226.

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University of Missouri - Columbia did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for accounting students. It came in at #18 on the list. Mizzou is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Columbia.

Accounting majors at Mizzou take out an average of $17,561 in student loans while working on their egree. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $192.

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Brigham Young University - Provo ranked #19 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. BYU is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Provo.

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#20

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

DePaul University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular schools for accounting students. It came in at #20 on the list. DePaul is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Chicago.

On average, accounting graduates from DePaul take out $27,276 in student loans while working on their degree. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $303.

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University of Mississippi

University, MS

University of Mississippi landed the #21 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. Located in the town of University, Ole Miss is a public college with a very large student population.

While working on their degree, accounting majors at Ole Miss accumulate an average of around $19,385 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $214, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Colorado State University - Global Campus ranked #22 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Colorado State University - Global Campus is a large public school located in the city of Greenwood Village.

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University of Maryland - College Park landed the #23 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular accounting programs. Located in the large suburb of College Park, UMCP is a public school with a very large student population.

On average, accounting graduates from UMCP take out $37,653 in student loans while working on their degree. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $428, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#24

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

George Mason University ranked #24 on this year’s Most Popular Accounting Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Fairfax, GMU is a public college with a very large student population.

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With a ranking of #25, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students. UIUC is a very large public school located in the city of Champaign.

The average amount in student loans that accounting majors at UIUC take out is $23,493. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $262, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#27

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI
#29

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL
#33

Binghamton University

Vestal, NY
#34

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
#36

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ
#37

University of Georgia

Athens, GA
#39

Bentley University

Waltham, MA
#40

Baylor University

Waco, TX
#43

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA
#45

Kaplan University-Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN
#47

Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA
#48

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT
#49

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, CA

Additional Award Winners

This section shows the rest of the colleges awarded a Most Popular Accounting Schools badge. Showing in this list means the college was ranked in the top 15% of the 2228 different United States accounting schools we analyzed.

Rank College Location
51 University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA
52 Georgia State University Atlanta, GA
53 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
54 Auburn University Auburn, AL
55 Fordham University Bronx, NY
56 Illinois State University Normal, IL
57 Northern Illinois University Dekalb, IL
58 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
59 North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC
60 University of Florida Gainesville, FL
61 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
62 Brooklyn College Brooklyn, NY
63 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
64 University of Nevada - Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
65 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
66 St John’s University - New York Queens, NY
67 Clemson University Clemson, SC
68 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
68 Portland State University Portland, OR
70 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
70 University of Houston - Downtown Houston, TX
72 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
72 Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT
74 Universidad del Turabo Gurabo, PR
75 Indiana Wesleyan University - National & Global Marion, IN
75 University of North Carolina at Charlotte Charlotte, NC
77 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
78 Ashford University San Diego, CA
79 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA
80 Virginia Tech Blacksburg, VA
80 Portland Community College Portland, OR
80 University at Albany Albany, NY
83 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
84 The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, TX
84 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
86 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
87 Miami University - Oxford Oxford, OH
88 The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington, TX
89 Pace University - New York New York, NY
90 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
91 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA
92 University of North Texas Denton, TX
92 University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI
94 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg, TX
94 Washington State University Pullman, WA
96 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
97 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
98 LaGuardia Community College Long Island City, NY
99 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
99 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
101 Grand Valley State University Allendale, MI
102 Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
102 Missouri State University - Springfield Springfield, MO
104 Franklin University Columbus, OH
104 Irvine Valley College Irvine, CA
106 Utah Valley University Orem, UT
106 Valencia College Orlando, FL
108 Texas State University San Marcos, TX
109 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque, NM
110 William Rainey Harper College Palatine, IL
110 Mt. Hood Community College Gresham, OR
112 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
113 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
114 Villanova University Villanova, PA
115 Gwinnett Technical College Lawrenceville, GA
115 University of Washington - Seattle Campus Seattle, WA
115 Utah State University Logan, UT
118 Borough of Manhattan Community College New York, NY
119 Lehman College Bronx, NY
119 Universidad Metropolitana San Juan, PR
119 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Stillwater, OK
122 Touro University Worldwide Los Alamitos, CA
122 University of Scranton Scranton, PA
124 University of Wisconsin - Whitewater Whitewater, WI
124 University of Memphis Memphis, TN
126 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
127 University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL
127 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
129 Bryant University Smithfield, RI
129 Santa Ana College Santa Ana, CA
129 Iowa State University Ames, IA
132 Texas A&M University - Commerce Commerce, TX
132 Mt. San Antonio College Walnut, CA
132 Suffolk University Boston, MA
135 SOWELA Technical Community College Lake Charles, LA
136 University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras San Juan, PR
137 Towson University Towson, MD
137 University of Delaware Newark, DE
139 Lone Star College System The Woodlands, TX
139 Boise State University Boise, ID
141 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
142 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Carbondale, IL
142 Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver, CO
144 Appalachian State University Boone, NC
144 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
146 Fox Valley Technical College Appleton, WI
146 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
146 Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX
149 Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration Troy, MI
150 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
150 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston, TX
152 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
152 George Washington University Washington, DC
154 Cuyahoga Community College District Cleveland, OH
154 Davenport University Grand Rapids, MI
156 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV
157 Tacoma Community College Tacoma, WA
157 Post University Waterbury, CT
157 Chattahoochee Technical College Marietta, GA
157 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ
161 Siena College Loudonville, NY
161 University of Oregon Eugene, OR
163 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI
164 Brigham Young University - Idaho Rexburg, ID
164 Fairfield University Fairfield, CT
164 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
164 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
168 Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches, TX
168 SUNY Old Westbury Old Westbury, NY
170 American Public University System Charles Town, WV
171 Kean University Union, NJ
171 Wayne State University Detroit, MI
171 Rowan University Glassboro, NJ
171 Richland College Dallas, TX
175 Delgado Community College New Orleans, LA
175 New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ
177 Rasmussen College - Florida Ocala, FL
178 University of Louisville Louisville, KY
179 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
180 University of North Florida Jacksonville, FL
180 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Edwardsville, IL
182 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
183 New York University New York, NY
183 Mississippi State University Mississippi State, MS
183 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
183 Central Washington University Ellensburg, WA
183 University of Denver Denver, CO
183 University of Nevada - Reno Reno, NV
189 Monroe College Bronx, NY
190 East Carolina University Greenville, NC
191 University of California - Irvine Irvine, CA
191 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
191 Saint Leo University Saint Leo, FL
194 University of Missouri - St Louis Saint Louis, MO
194 Seton Hall University South Orange, NJ
194 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI
194 Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
198 Kent State University at Kent Kent, OH
198 North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park, MN
200 Milwaukee Area Technical College Milwaukee, WI
200 Whatcom Community College Bellingham, WA
202 Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT
203 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
204 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester, PA
204 Kingsborough Community College Brooklyn, NY
206 East Tennessee State University Johnson City, TN
206 Capella University Minneapolis, MN
206 Ball State University Muncie, IN
209 College of Staten Island CUNY Staten Island, NY
209 Ventura College Ventura, CA
211 Columbia College Columbia, MO
212 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant, MI
212 Rider University Lawrenceville, NJ
214 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington, IN
214 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus Teaneck, NJ
214 Texas A&M University - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
214 Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, IL
218 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA
218 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
218 Northeastern University Boston, MA
218 Wichita State University Wichita, KS
222 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH
222 Sacred Heart University Fairfield, CT
222 Canisius College Buffalo, NY
225 University of Hawaii at Manoa Honolulu, HI
225 Northwood University Midland, MI
225 Fayetteville Technical Community College Fayetteville, NC
225 University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth North Dartmouth, MA
225 Florida Gulf Coast University Fort Myers, FL
230 University of St Thomas Minnesota Saint Paul, MN
230 Suffolk County Community College Selden, NY
230 Hunter College New York, NY
233 University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA
234 Central Georgia Technical College Warner Robins, GA
234 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
234 Bellevue College Bellevue, WA
234 Red Rocks Community College Lakewood, CO
234 Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale, FL
239 University of Akron Main Campus Akron, OH
239 University of Washington - Bothell Campus Bothell, WA
241 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
241 Baker College Flint, MI
243 Madison Area Technical College Madison, WI
243 Middle Tennessee State University Murfreesboro, TN
245 Ohlone College Fremont, CA
246 Northcentral Technical College Wausau, WI
247 Lakeland University Plymouth, WI
247 University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio, TX
247 Abilene Christian University Abilene, TX
247 SUNY Oswego Oswego, NY
247 Sierra College Rocklin, CA
252 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus Tacoma, WA
252 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond, OK
252 Champlain College Burlington, VT
252 Eastern Washington University Cheney, WA
256 Upper Iowa University Fayette, IA
256 University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS
258 Tarleton State University Stephenville, TX
259 Ohio University - Athens Campus Athens, OH
260 Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Shell Lake, WI
260 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
260 Wright State University - Main Campus Dayton, OH
260 Tarrant County College District Fort Worth, TX
264 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL
264 University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI
264 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa, CA
267 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL
267 University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD
267 Oakland University Rochester Hills, MI
267 The University of Tampa Tampa, FL
271 Regis University Denver, CO
272 Metropolitan State University Saint Paul, MN
272 University of Toledo Toledo, OH
272 American University Washington, DC
272 Houston Community College Houston, TX
276 Northeastern State University Tahlequah, OK
277 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
277 Moraine Park Technical College Fond du Lac, WI
277 North Seattle College Seattle, WA
277 Manchester Community College Manchester, CT
277 University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage, AK
277 Wilson Community College Wilson, NC
283 University of North Georgia Dahlonega, GA
283 Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA
283 SUNY Geneseo Geneseo, NY
283 Blinn College Brenham, TX
287 University of South Florida - St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, FL
287 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
287 Truman State University Kirksville, MO
290 Troy University Troy, AL
290 Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
290 Indian River State College Fort Pierce, FL
293 Loyola University Maryland Baltimore, MD
293 Seattle University Seattle, WA
293 William Paterson University of New Jersey Wayne, NJ
293 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
297 University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA
297 San Joaquin Delta College Stockton, CA
299 Rhode Island College Providence, RI
300 Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny, IA
300 University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire Eau Claire, WI
300 University of North Carolina at Greensboro Greensboro, NC
300 Owens Community College Perrysburg, OH
304 SUNY New Paltz New Paltz, NY
304 East Central University Ada, OK
304 Chippewa Valley Technical College Eau Claire, WI
304 Lanier Technical College Oakwood, GA
304 St. Joseph’s College - Long Island Patchogue, NY
304 Rasmussen College - Minnesota St. Cloud, MN
310 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green, KY
310 Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Corpus Christi, TX
310 University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI
313 Wilmington University New Castle, DE
313 Texas A&M International University Laredo, TX
315 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato, MN
315 Yeshiva University New York, NY
315 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA
315 National University La Jolla, CA
319 University of Nebraska at Omaha Omaha, NE
319 Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ
319 Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis, MO
319 College of Southern Maryland La Plata, MD
323 Western Washington University Bellingham, WA
323 College of San Mateo San Mateo, CA
323 Iona College New Rochelle, NY
323 University of Louisiana at Lafayette Lafayette, LA
323 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus Bowling Green, OH
323 Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome, GA
323 University of Missouri - Kansas City Kansas City, MO
323 Metropolitan Learning Institute Rego Park, NY
331 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
331 Florida State College at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
331 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
331 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
331 Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ

Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also popular but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Accounting Schools award.

Rank College Location
336 College of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, NV
336 College of DuPage Glen Ellyn, IL
336 Palomar College San Marcos, CA
339 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
339 National University College Bayamon, PR
339 Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Green Bay, WI
339 Salem State University Salem, MA
339 Niagara University Niagara University, NY
344 Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA
344 Green River College Auburn, WA
344 Georgia College & State University Milledgeville, GA
347 Johnson & Wales University - Providence Providence, RI
347 Touro College New York, NY
347 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
347 Mountain View College Dallas, TX
347 Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Main Campus Indiana, PA
352 Southeastern Louisiana University Hammond, LA
352 Kauai Community College Lihue, HI
352 La Salle University Philadelphia, PA
352 Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, PA
352 Strayer University - Virginia Arlington, VA
352 Brookhaven College Farmers Branch, TX
352 University of Illinois at Springfield Springfield, IL
352 Oakland Community College Bloomfield Hills, MI
360 Front Range Community College Westminster, CO
360 University of Idaho Moscow, ID
360 University of Michigan - Dearborn Dearborn, MI
360 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
360 North Dakota State University - Main Campus Fargo, ND
365 Lorain County Community College Elyria, OH
365 Nassau Community College Garden City, NY
365 Purdue University Northwest Hammond, IN
365 Santa Monica College Santa Monica, CA
369 The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa, TX
369 Weber State University Ogden, UT
369 Norco College Norco, CA
372 Daemen College Amherst, NY
372 Golden Gate University - San Francisco San Francisco, CA
372 University of La Verne La Verne, CA
372 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
372 Austin Community College District Austin, TX
372 The College at Brockport Brockport, NY
372 Le Moyne College Syracuse, NY
379 College of Charleston Charleston, SC
379 SUNY Plattsburgh Plattsburgh, NY
379 St. Bonaventure University Saint Bonaventure, NY
379 Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH
383 University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth, MN
383 Manhattan College Riverdale, NY
383 Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield, MO
383 University of West Georgia Carrollton, GA
383 Long Island Business Institute Flushing, NY
383 York College Jamaica, NY
389 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Bloomsburg, PA
389 LDS Business College Salt Lake City, UT
389 Elon University Elon, NC
389 Southwestern College Chula Vista, CA
389 University of Hartford West Hartford, CT
389 Rutgers University - Camden Camden, NJ
395 Governors State University University Park, IL
395 Western Iowa Tech Community College Sioux City, IA
395 Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus Madison, NJ
395 Georgetown University Washington, DC
395 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
395 Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Metro San Juan, PR
401 Tennessee Technological University Cookeville, TN
401 Hillsborough Community College Tampa, FL
401 Southern Crescent Technical College Griffin, GA
401 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
401 Gaston College Dallas, NC
406 The University of Montana Missoula, MT
406 Central Piedmont Community College Charlotte, NC
406 De Anza College Cupertino, CA
406 Yavapai College Prescott, AZ
410 Bradley University Peoria, IL
410 Savannah Technical College Savannah, GA
410 San Jacinto Community College Pasadena, TX
410 Western Illinois University Macomb, IL
410 Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Winona, MN
410 Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT
410 Aurora University Aurora, IL
410 Shoreline Community College Shoreline, WA
418 Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY
418 Essex County College Newark, NJ
418 Queensborough Community College Bayside, NY
421 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
421 John Carroll University University Heights, OH
421 Athens State University Athens, AL
421 Providence College Providence, RI
421 American River College Sacramento, CA
421 Mercy College Dobbs Ferry, NY
421 New Mexico State University - Main Campus Las Cruces, NM
421 Saint Louis Community College Saint Louis, MO
429 Chapman University Orange, CA
429 Butler University Indianapolis, IN
429 Idaho State University Pocatello, ID
429 Emory University Atlanta, GA
429 Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA
429 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
435 Eastern Kentucky University Richmond, KY
435 University of Michigan - Flint Flint, MI
435 University of Wyoming Laramie, WY
438 Louisiana Tech University Ruston, LA
438 Jackson State University Jackson, MS
438 Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis, MO
438 University of California - Davis Davis, CA
442 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
442 Gardner - Webb University Boiling Springs, NC
442 San Bernardino Valley College San Bernardino, CA
442 Prairie View A & M University Prairie View, TX
442 West Georgia Technical College Waco, GA
442 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg, MO
442 University of Wisconsin - La Crosse La Crosse, WI
442 Century College - White Bear Lake White Bear Lake, MN
442 LIU Post Brookville, NY
442 Pennsylvania State University - World Campus University Park, PA

Accounting by Region

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Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

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

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 25 schools only.

  • 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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