Accounting

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Business Schools

An accounting MBA readies students for the CPA exam and jobs in business accounting administration. Students gain skills to become accountants, financial managers, auditors and more. These are the top business schools for accounting.

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Rankings Overall Business School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score (full-time) Acceptance rate (full-time) Full-time graduates employed at graduation Average starting salary and bonus Average undergraduate GPA (full-time) Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation Peer assessment score (out of 5) Recruiter assessment score (out of 5)
#11 Ohio State University (Fisher)

Columbus, OH

$28,688 per year (in-state, full-time); $46,352 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 212
#10 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill (Kenan-​Flagler)

Chapel Hill, NC

$31,510 per year (in-state, full-time); $50,942 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 573
#9 New York University (Stern)

New York, NY

$57,468 per year (full-time) 786
#8 University of Southern California (Marshall)

Los Angeles, CA

$50,495 per year (full-time) 415
#7 Brigham Young University (Marriott)

Provo, UT

$11,280 per year (LDS member, full-time); $22,560 per year (Non-LDS member, full-time) 320
#6 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$59,550 per year (full-time) 809
#5 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ross)

Ann Arbor, MI

$52,200 per year (in-state, full-time); $57,200 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 941
#4 University of Chicago (Booth)

Chicago, IL

$58,760 per year (full-time) 1,176
#3 University of Illinois—​Urbana-​Champaign

Champaign, IL

$19,976 per year (in-state, full-time); $29,976 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 195
#2 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia, PA

$59,736 per year (full-time) 1,677
#1 University of Texas—​Austin (McCombs)

Austin, TX

$33,298 per year (in-state, full-time); $48,832 per year (out-of-state, full-time) 511