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Accounting Schools in Utah

In 2018-2019, 2,391 students earned their Accounting degrees in UT.

As a degree choice, Accounting is the 2nd most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,546
Master’s Degree 674
Associate’s Degree 80
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 68
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 68
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 22
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.7%
  • White: 77.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 4.0%
  • Other Races: 6.4%
Accounting Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Utah

There are 40,280 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Utah

Accounting grads earn an average of $68,920 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Utah that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

795 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
136,139 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 41 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,300 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 77% are considered full time.

430 Degrees in Major Awarded
80% Graduation Rate
34,318 Total Students

The average student takes 5.01 years to complete their degree at BYU. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 71% are considered full time.

#3

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
307 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
32,852 Total Students

85% of students get financical aid. The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Graduates earn an average $40,800 after graduation.

198 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
41,728 Total Students

37% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 25 to 1.

185 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,810 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $13,150. The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average.

132 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
11,224 Total Students

The average student takes 4.60 years to complete their degree at Southern Utah University. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
29,644 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 21 to 1. Graduates earn an average $36,100 after graduation. The average student takes 4.83 years to complete their degree at WSU.

#8

LDS Business College

Salt Lake City
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,929 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. 7% of the teachers are full time.

#9

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
55 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,517 Total Students

65% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 22% are considered full time. A typical student attending Salt Lake Community College will pay a net price of $7,561.

#10

Independence University

Salt Lake City
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
11,228 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Graduates earn an average $24,200 after graduation.

Accounting Careers in UT

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Financial Managers 43% $98,940
Statistical Assistants 43% $53,950
Credit Analysts 36% $59,260
Tax Preparers 36% $37,220
Accountants and Auditors 33% $63,410
Financial Analysts 27% $72,060
Budget Analysts 22% $74,610
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 21% $43,730
Financial Examiners 19% $60,630
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 18% $37,420
Brokerage Clerks 10% $49,840

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Business Administration & Management 9,842
Marketing 1,177
Management Information Systems 1,051
Human Resource Management 899
Finance & Financial Management 612
Business & Commerce 433
General Sales & Marketing 251
Entrepreneurial Studies 238

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