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Reviews and profiles of the top accounting schools/colleges across the US.

Illinois has approximately 79 colleges and universities, many with excellent accounting schools. The accounting industry in Illinois is expected to grow by 22 percent between now and 2018. Accountants in Illinois averaged an annual wage of $67,430 in 2009. Below is a ranking of the top accounting schools in the state of Illinois.

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Top Accounting Schools in Florida

Florida has over 50 colleges and universities, many with top accounting schools.  In the next seven years, employment growth in Florida is expected to increase as the industry grows by 22 percent.  In 2009, the average annual wage for accountants in Florida was $62,260.

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North Carolina

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of North Carolina colleges:

Elon University

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Oklahoma

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of Oklahoma colleges:

Oklahoma State University

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South Dakota

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of South Dakota colleges:

 University of Sioux Falls

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Rhode Island

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of Rhode Island colleges:

Bryant University

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New Mexico

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of New Mexico colleges:

Eastern New Mexico University

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Oregon

At Accounting Careers for Dummies we have profiled the accounting programs at colleges across the US. Below is a list of profiles of Oregon colleges:

Portland State University

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Elon University

Elon University, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon Department of Accounting
Elon, North Carolina
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business as one of the nation's top business schools. The Elon Department of Accounting, within the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, has six learning objectives for accounting majors. These objectives outline the principal goals and skills that graduates of the Elon Department of Accounting will possess. These six qualities include; each graduate will demonstrate an understanding of fundamental accounting concepts and principles, demonstrate the ability to articulate and apply concepts and principles, demonstrate the ability to evaluate standard accounting practices in a variety of business settings, demonstrate the ability to integrate principles for the purpose of aiding in business decision-making, demonstrate an understanding of the role accounting plays in global business environment, and demonstrate the ability to develop and apply technology. The National Survey of Student Engagement recognizes Elon University among the nation's most effective universities in promoting hands-on learning. The Elon Department of Accounting requires every graduating accounting major to complete an assessment exam in the spring of their senior year to measure the student's retention of material covered in their accounting courses. All business majors are required to complete an internship as an undergraduate at Elon.  

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Emory University

Emory University
Goizueta Business School
Atlanta, Georgia
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

Emory University's Goizueta Business School, which offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, has been ranked number three in Bloomberg BusinessWeek's survey of Best Business Schools in 2011. Accounting undergraduates can take part in many of the schools’ research projects and initiatives among them the Goizueta Business Library, the Emory Marketing and Analytics Center and the Emory Center for Alternative Investments. Research from Emory University's Accounting department has been published in many leading academic accounting journals. Emory University is affiliated with the Methodist church, though students do not have to be practitioners to attend.

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