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Accounting Schools in Texas

9,152 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state out of a total 27 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Texas

Accounting majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 4,858
Master’s Degree 2,443
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 658
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 658
Associate’s Degree 593
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 590
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 9
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 9
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Texas, a accounting major is more popular with women than with men.

Accounting Majors in TX Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of accounting majors in Texas is as follows:

  • Asian: 10.6%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 31.5%
  • White: 40.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 7.6%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Accounting Majors in TX Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Texas

In this state, there are 364,060 people employed in jobs related to an accounting degree, compared to 4,307,910 nationwide.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. TX

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Texas

Accounting grads earn an average of $77,900 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 125 colleges in Texas that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

636 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
68,726 Total Students

A typical student attending Texas A&M College Station will pay a net price of $18,944. It takes the average student 4.39 years to graduate. The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average.

605 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
29,543 Total Students

The 4.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. In their early career, UT Dallas grads earn an average salary of $44,000. The average student takes 4.30 years to complete their degree at UT Dallas.

530 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
51,090 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. 65% of students get financical aid. In their early career, UT Austin grads earn an average salary of $46,000.

500 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
46,148 Total Students

82% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UH grads earn an average salary of $43,100. It takes the average student 4.71 years to graduate.

351 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
38,742 Total Students

The average student takes 4.52 years to complete their degree at Texas Tech. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 89% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 6.00% which is lower than average.

333 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
18,033 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%.

331 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
32,594 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.82 years. 73% of the teachers are full time.

246 Degrees in Major Awarded
13% Graduation Rate
14,640 Total Students

A typical student attending UH Downtown will pay a net price of $7,789. Graduates earn an average $39,700 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

234 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
25,177 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 70% are considered full time. In their early career, UTEP grads earn an average salary of $30,400. A typical student attending UTEP will pay a net price of $9,032.

230 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
48,635 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 24 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $41,100 a year. The student loan default rate is 5.80% which is lower than average.

Accounting Careers in TX

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title TX Job Growth TX Median Salary
Financial Managers 30% $129,320
Tax Preparers 20% $45,090
Financial Examiners 20% $75,710
Accountants and Auditors 19% $72,860
Credit Analysts 18% $69,270
Financial Analysts 18% $83,060
Budget Analysts 15% $73,170
Brokerage Clerks 13% $50,190
Statistical Assistants 12% $55,600
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 8% $43,220
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 7% $39,870

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to accounting.

Major Annual Graduates in TX
Business Administration & Management 24,812
Business & Commerce 6,230
Finance & Financial Management 4,853
Marketing 4,054
Management Sciences & Methods 1,803
Management Information Systems 1,407
Hospitality Management 1,264
Human Resource Management 1,232

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