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Accounting Schools in Wisconsin

2,652 Accounting students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

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

Education Levels of Accounting Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,060
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 573
Associate’s Degree 461
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 379
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 379
Master’s Degree 178
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

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

Accounting Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.8%
  • Black or African American: 2.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 77.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.9%
  • Other Races: 3.3%
Accounting Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Accounting Grads in Wisconsin

There are 81,100 people in the state and 4,307,910 people in the nation working in accounting jobs.

Accounting Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Accounting Jobs in Wisconsin

Accounting grads earn an average of $68,410 in the state and $78,820 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 50 colleges in Wisconsin that offer accounting degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

326 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,037 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,955. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 36% are considered full time. Graduates earn an average $24,800 after graduation.

222 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
43,463 Total Students

A typical student attending Wisconsin will pay a net price of $18,219. The 1.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. 82% of the teachers are full time.

179 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
13,059 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,900 a year.

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,709 Total Students

100% of the teachers are full time. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $32,200 after graduation.

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,278 Total Students

83% of students get financical aid. 12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $7,851.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,250 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. In their early career, Madison College grads earn an average salary of $30,600. 61% of students get financical aid.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,395 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $30,000 a year. 100% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

110 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
2,497 Total Students

The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Lakeland. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $20,351.

105 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,963 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 25% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

99 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,470 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,854. In their early career, Moraine Park Technical College grads earn an average salary of $31,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 56% are considered full time.

Accounting Careers in WI

Some of the careers accounting majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Financial Managers 23% $122,300
Statistical Assistants 18% $45,460
Brokerage Clerks 16% $46,840
Financial Analysts 15% $71,330
Accountants and Auditors 13% $63,390
Tax Preparers 12% $39,870
Financial Examiners 11% $71,090
Credit Analysts 10% $61,670
Budget Analysts 6% $70,650
Tax Examiners, Collectors, and Revenue Agents 0% $55,240

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Business Administration & Management 6,335
Marketing 1,705
Finance & Financial Management 1,496
Human Resource Management 776
Business & Commerce 739
Business Support & Assistance 476
Entrepreneurial Studies 415
Management Information Systems 287

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