What Are Some Highly Ranked Accounting Colleges?


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Some highly ranked colleges for accounting include the University of Texas in Austin, University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Brigham Young University in Provo, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, New York University, Ohio State University in Columbis and Indiana University in Bloomington. These schools were ranked the top 10 accounting schools by the U.S. News & World Report in 2015. Students interested in accounting should research the schools to determine the one that is the best fit for them.

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University of Texas in Austin is a selective public university that was founded in 1883. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign was founded in 1867. It is known for its small classes, with a student-faculty ratio of 18:1; approximately 42 percent of its classes having fewer than 20 students, as of 2015. Brigham Young University has a student enrollment of around 27,765. It is considered to be on of the more selective schools for accounting.

The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic university located in Indiana. Indiana University is the state's highly ranked public university for accounting. Like the University of Illinois, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has a large number of classes with fewer than 20 students, approximately 47 percent.

University of Southern California is a private university in Los Angeles, while New York University is a private school in New York City. Ohio State University is one of the larger schools, with a 2015 enrollment of 44,201. University of Pennsylvania, located in Philadelphia, was founded by Benjamin Franklin.

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