Earning a degree in accounting will prepare you for a successful career in variety of industries. While most people envision accountants as glorified bookkeepers, in reality, accountants are involved in a wide variety of activities including developing strategies for mergers and acquisitions, quality management, tax strategy, health care benefits management, financial analysis, consulting and developing information systems to track financial performance. Every business relies on accountants and many successful accountants will eventually end up in upper management for top businesses and corporations. This page provides a list of the top 10 accounting colleges and universities in the United States. You can find more accounting schools in our business schools section.
Accounting College Rankings
|1||University of Texas–Austin (McCombs) – Austin, TX||$26,000 In-state,
|2||University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) – Philadelphia, PA||$47,000||1,600|
|3||University of Chicago (Booth) – Chicago, IL||$49,000||1,200|
|4||University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign – Champaign, IL||$17,500 In-state,
|5||University of Michigan–Ann Arbor (Ross) – Ann Arbor, MI||$42,800 In-state,
|6||Brigham Young University (Marriott) – Provo, UT||$10,000||300+|
|7||University of Southern California (Marshall) – Los Angeles, CA||$42,000||450|
|8||Stanford University – Stanford, CA||$52,000||750|
|9||New York University (Stern) – New York, NY||$43,000||820|
|10||University of Minnesota–Twin Cities (Carlson) – Minneapolis, MN||$27,500 In-state,
* College rankings based on editor generated composite of major ranking indices.