Best Colleges with Accounting and Finance Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Accounting and Finance, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Accounting and Finance is a somewhat popular major and offered at a decent amount schools, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Accounting and Finance degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Accounting and Finance degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Accounting and Finance.

The Best Accounting and Finance Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Bentley University Waltham, MA

Bentley University offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a small city. In 2015, 222 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 222 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
2 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

University of Pennsylvania offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city.

Based on 56 Reviews
3 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University offers 4 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 24 Master's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
4 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA

Bucknell University offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a far away town. In 2015, 108 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 108 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 20 Reviews
5 Fordham University Bronx, NY

Fordham University offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 72 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 72 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 24 Reviews
6 Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA

Bridgewater State University offers 4 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized public university in a large suburb. In 2015, 178 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 178 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
7 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY

Clarkson University offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a remote town. In 2015, 30 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 30 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
8 University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina-Columbia offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 24 Certificates degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
9 Seattle University Seattle, WA

Seattle University offers 4 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city.

Based on 12 Reviews
10 Drake University Des Moines, IA

Drake University offers 2 Accounting And Finance Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 18 students graduated in the study area of Accounting And Finance with students earning 18 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 40 Reviews

List of Accounting and Finance Schools in the U.S.

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Degree Levels
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Certificates
  • Doctoral
  • Master's
Program Length
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
Control Type
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Bentley University Bentley University Waltham, MA
5/5
17 : 1 5,552
University of Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
5/5
12 : 1 24,876
Vanderbilt University Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
5/5
4 : 1 12,567
Bucknell University Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
5/5
9 : 1 3,625
Fordham University Fordham University Bronx, NY
5/5
16 : 1 15,286
Bridgewater State University Bridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA
3/5
23 : 1 11,089
Clarkson University Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
5/5
17 : 1 3,910
University of South Carolina-Columbia University of South Carolina-Columbia Columbia, SC
3/5
20 : 1 33,724
Seattle University Seattle University Seattle, WA
5/5
13 : 1 7,405
Drake University Drake University Des Moines, IA
5/5
15 : 1 4,991
Southern New Hampshire University Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
5/5
39 : 1 61,285
Eastern University Eastern University Saint Davids, PA
5/5
14 : 1 3,505
Hampton University Hampton University Hampton, VA
4/5
13 : 1 4,269
University of North Dakota University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
2/5
20 : 1 14,951
Bethel University Bethel University Saint Paul, MN
5/5
14 : 1 3,952
Andrews University Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI
5/5
13 : 1 3,366
Lindenwood University Lindenwood University Saint Charles, MO
4/5
16 : 1 11,620
Pacific Lutheran University Pacific Lutheran University Tacoma, WA
5/5
12 : 1 3,170
University of Washington-Bothell Campus University of Washington-Bothell Campus Bothell, WA
3/5
22 : 1 5,277
King University King University Bristol, TN
5/5
17 : 1 2,920
St Catherine University St Catherine University Saint Paul, MN
5/5
14 : 1 4,961
Fresno Pacific University Fresno Pacific University Fresno, CA
5/5
13 : 1 3,342
Hiram College Hiram College Hiram, OH
5/5
12 : 1 1,122
Holy Family University Holy Family University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
17 : 1 2,711
Bard College Bard College Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
5/5
11 : 1 2,332

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Getting an Accounting and Finance Degree Online

Schools offering online Accounting and Finance degrees

Online Accounting and Finance degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 126 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Accounting and Finance degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
University of Maryland-University College 0 0 0 96 0
Southern New Hampshire University 0 0 80 46 0
Hiram College 0 0 47 0 0
Florida Institute of Technology-Online 0 0 0 22 0
Franklin Pierce University 0 0 18 0 0
How many schools offer online Accounting and Finance degrees?
  • 2 Certificates
  • 3 Associate's
  • 4 Bachelor's
  • 5 Master's

What degrees do people get in Accounting and Finance?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 5 Colleges 16 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 41 Colleges 611 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 55 Colleges 145 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 63 Colleges 1,075 Graduates

Accounting and Finance Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Accounting and Finance degrees, know that acquiring a traditional degree is very normal. Earning a degree in Accounting and Finance may take more time than just your traditional degree as it is standard to obtain advanced degrees in addition to the traditional. The most prevailing Accounting and Finance degree earned was a master's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Accounting and Finance degree that people obtain is a bachelor's degree. While a master's degree has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for a bachelor's degree as well. Although an associate's degree is offered at some schools, getting a traditional degree is not very common. With your goals in mind, look for the Accounting and Finance degree that can match your flexibility and needs in addition to finding a school with the right opportunities for you to earn that degree.

Average cost of college for a Accounting and Finance degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,784 Public In-State
$4,845 Public Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,906 Public In-State
$20,665 Private In-State
$16,132 Public Out-of-State
$20,665 Private Out-of-State
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