Top Accounting Bachelors degree Programs - 2021

For all the 77,699 degrees awarded in Accounting per year, the majority of them are Bachelors degree. Of the 49,848 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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49,848
Total Males
23,992
Total Females
25,856

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  • Total Bachelors degree

    49,848

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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 The University of Montana, CUNY Bernard M Baruch College and Bentley University. The University of Montana is our top ranked institution for a degree in Accounting with 37 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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