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2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

There are about 7,344 students enrolled in Accounting and Business Management in the USA.

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popularity

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Diplomas received last year

1,471

Vs. National Avg.

-91%

popularity Rank

#253

cost

Very Affordable

Compared to national avg.

Median degree cost

$19K

Vs. National Avg.

-23%

cost Rank

#341

salary

Low Paying

Compared to national avg.

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

$35K

Vs. National Avg.

-12%

salary Rank

#366

professors

Not Very Good

Compared to national avg.

Professor Rating

C-

Vs. National Avg.

-21%

professors Rank

#396

students

Below Average

Compared to national avg.

Diversity Rating

C+

Vs. National Avg.

-1%

students Rank

#272

SUMMARY

A degree in Accounting and Business Management is a valuable choice and generally an essential first step for pupils wanting to pursue a career as an internal audit, an accounting executive, or an accounting consultant. In fact, nationally, accounting and business management is a ​unique major coming in at the 216th most popular degree. Last academic year alone, there were 945 accounting and business management graduates. In-state tuition for accounting and business management at private institutions is, on average, 2.8 times more costly than their public peers.

With only 106 universities having programs for accounting and business management there could be a more finite list of the institutions you can choose from. If you are hoping to immerse yourself with other accounting and business management undergraduates, look at colleges in North Carolina which have the most students admitted to accounting and business management annually. less precisely, the top region to study accounting and business management is in the Southeast region with East Carolina University, Washington and Lee University, and Strayer University-Virginia best representing the region. Interestingly, our pick for the best conference to study accounting and business management is the American Athletic Conference with East Carolina University representing the conference. That being said, our selection for the best college for accounting and business management is Washington and Lee University. You may also want to check out our list of best colleges.

The overall 'best' school does not mean it is the best school for you. There can be tons more angels to weigh when choosing college. Things like campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely modify your feelings on which college to attend. At authority.org, we have evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which accounting and business management school is home to the top campus, the winner is Drexel University. If you are very interested in which university has the best campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through student reviews, professor reviews, government databases, and more in order to compare every major in an unbiased and informative way. Here you can explore our comprehensive list for the colleges with the best student life&nbspand our pick for the school with the best student life for accounting and business management is Washington and Lee University. Are you curious why? Continue reading to learn more about Authority's top choices. Some of our conclusions just might surprise you.

If price is a major deciding factor in your choice of where you attend school, you might be cautious about Washington and Lee University. Washington and Lee University&nbspappears to be our most expensive college for accounting and business management, at least for out of state enrollment. We do have an entire list of the most expensive&nbspcolleges that might put the cost of Washington and Lee University&nbspinto perspective. Additionally, you may care to know that accounting and business management is the 391st most expensive program in America, with an average cost of $13,300. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for accounting and business management in the country is Michigan with tuition and fees at the main university, Hope College, of $34,990. Even more broadly, the most expensive region of the country for accounting and business management is unfortunately unavailable due to missing data.

Our cheapest region for accounting and business management is the Southwest region which is represented by University of Phoenix-Texas with a cost of $9,552 and University of Phoenix-Arizona with a cost of $9,552. On the bright side, the most affordable college for accounting and business management is EDP University of Puerto Rico Inc-San Juan. Our comprehensive list of the most affordable colleges can be found here.

In-state students can expect to pay about $8,900 for a degree in accounting and business management. The cost inflates intensely to a median of $24,200 for an out-of-state public-school undergrad. On that note, our selection for the university representing the best value for accounting and business management: Santa Clara University. On this page you can see our comprehensive list about the colleges we believe to be the best value&nbspoverall. With that said, this section is predicated on the assumption that you are an out-of-state student. A discussion of value changes when in-state tuition is considered, but we do not know in which states any one student has residency.

Earnings for accounting and business management majors range widely, but within two years finishing the degree graduates will often make around $85,400. There can be a lot of variation in earnings potential; top earners can experience pay up to $157,900. Right out of university, the lowest earning opportunities within the accounting and business management field make $45,000, which isn't that bad. The highest earning graduates from accounting and business management have come from Santa Clara University&nbspand if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The overall diversity of accounting and business management sits high, being within the 79th percentile of all majors. The school with the most composite diversity for accounting and business management is University of Phoenix-Arizona&nbspand here you can find our comprehensive list of the schools with the most diversity. The financial diversity of the Accounting and Business Management major only ranks within the 1st percentile of all majors. Racial diversity is actually above financial diversity, in the 72nd percentile. White students compose the largest proportion, 55%, of scholars studying accounting and business management. Additionally, 58% of scholars seeking an accounting and business management major are women.

The median score of accounting and business management professors is 3.6 stars, a score which is 10% worse than the average score for every major; this is a subpar score. If you are interested in the most popular accounting and business management professor nationally, take a look at Teuta Cata from Northern Kentucky University. It might be a shock, but the best ranked professors for accounting and business management according to students are at Northern Kentucky University. As we incorporate data other than simply rankings it becomes clear that the college with the overall best professors for accounting and business management is Santa Clara University. One will find more detail on our evolving ranking methodology of the best overall professors here, as well as some of the finest examples of instructors nationwide.

Finally, the hardest university to get into for accounting and business management is Washington and Lee University. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we have a comprehensive list of the hardest colleges to get into. Although, we do hope you believe that considering the education process through a lens primarily derived from superlatives might cause problems. We at Authority encourage you to read our other pages on individual universities and explore some of our helpful background articles on beneficial things to think about as you continue your school search.

Top 25 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

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Rating

#1 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Georgia

Athens, GA | www.uga.edu/

48%

Acceptance

42,941

Students

#120

Ranking

$31K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#2 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, MO | www.wustl.edu/

16%

Acceptance

17,893

Students

#18

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#3 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Georgetown University

Washington, DC | www.georgetown.edu/

17%

Acceptance

22,720

Students

#19

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#4 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN | www.nd.edu/

19%

Acceptance

13,268

Students

#16

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#5 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA | www.upenn.edu/

9%

Acceptance

30,688

Students

#7

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#6 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA | www.bc.edu/

26%

Acceptance

16,502

Students

#32

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A

Rating

#7 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Brigham Young University

Provo, UT | www.byu.edu/

69%

Acceptance

39,086

Students

#198

Ranking

$6K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#8 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX | https://www.utexas.edu/

32%

Acceptance

54,243

Students

#81

Ranking

$40K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#9 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Bentley University

Waltham, MA | www.bentley.edu/

58%

Acceptance

5,579

Students

#78

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#10 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA | https://tulane.edu/

11%

Acceptance

14,652

Students

#71

Ranking

$59K

Tuition

A

Rating

#11 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Ohio State University-Main Campus

Columbus, OH | www.osu.edu/

68%

Acceptance

66,017

Students

#194

Ranking

$34K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#12 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL | www.miami.edu/

33%

Acceptance

19,971

Students

#73

Ranking

$54K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#13 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL | https://www.fsu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

47,836

Students

#138

Ranking

$19K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#14 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Villanova University

Villanova, PA | www.villanova.edu/

31%

Acceptance

12,231

Students

#64

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#15 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA | www.usc.edu/

16%

Acceptance

52,376

Students

#28

Ranking

$60K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#16 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Champaign, IL | www.illinois.edu/

63%

Acceptance

57,324

Students

#125

Ranking

$33K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#17 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC | www.wfu.edu/

32%

Acceptance

9,266

Students

#60

Ranking

$58K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#18 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

University Park, PA |

0%

Acceptance

0

Students

#0

Ranking

$0

Tuition

A+

Rating

#19 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA | www.lehigh.edu/

50%

Acceptance

7,445

Students

#59

Ranking

$55K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#20 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara, CA | www.scu.edu/

51%

Acceptance

9,509

Students

#82

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#21 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Florida

Gainesville, FL | www.ufl.edu/

31%

Acceptance

58,857

Students

#76

Ranking

$29K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#22 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison, WI | www.wisc.edu/

57%

Acceptance

47,831

Students

#101

Ranking

$39K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#23 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

Washington and Lee University

Lexington, VA | www.wlu.edu/

25%

Acceptance

2,269

Students

#43

Ranking

$57K

Tuition

A+

Rating

#24 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA | www.sandiego.edu/

59%

Acceptance

10,181

Students

#165

Ranking

$53K

Tuition

A

Rating

#25 2023 Best Colleges for Accounting and Business Management

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ | https://www.arizona.edu/

85%

Acceptance

49,966

Students

#391

Ranking

$37K

Tuition

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