Top Accounting Bachelors degree Programs - 2020

For all the 77,713 degrees awarded in Accounting per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 49,861 students graduating with degrees at the Bachelors degree level across the US, 52% percent identify as women and 48% percent identify as men. While students at schools all over the US study Accounting, Texas has the most graduates. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Accounting is $46,700.

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49,861
Total Males
24,001
Total Females
25,860

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    49,861

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See where Accounting is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Accounting degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Accounting

If you’re interested in Accounting, then you should consider these top colleges, including Bentley University, Bryant University and CUNY Bernard M Baruch College. Bentley University is our top ranked institution for a degree in Accounting with 114 students graduating with this major annually at the Bachelors degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.

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Careers for Accounting Majors

For Accounting majors, some of the most in demand careers include Accountants, Credit Analysts and Financial Examiners. Not only that, Accounting graduates may find a high salary job, such as Business Teachers, Postsecondary or Financial Examiners.

Top Paying Careers for Accounting

  1. Business Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $87,200)
  2. Financial Examiners   (Median Wage: $81,090)
  3. Budget Analysts   (Median Wage: $76,540)
  4. Credit Analysts   (Median Wage: $73,650)
  5. Accountants   (Median Wage: $71,550)
  6. Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents   (Median Wage: $54,890)
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