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Ohio State University, Max M. Fisher College of Business Acccounting Program Profile

Written by AnonymousNovember 11, 2011
Ohio State University

Ohio State University,
Columbus, Ohio
Max M. Fisher College of Business
Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Ohio State University's accounting program, offered through the Max M. Fisher College of Business, is ranked 9th in the accounting undergraduate program by The Accounting Report's Annual Professor's Survey. The Max M. Fisher College of Business founded and continues to host the Accounting Hall of Fame, a program that honors executives who have made significant contributions to accounting practice and thought. Meaningful outreach activities, improving the management of organizations, and scholarly research are all emphasized in the accounting program's coursework. The most common class size at Max M. Fisher College of Business is 20-24 students, and Ohio State University has one of the highest first-year student retention rates in the United States. The Fisher Tax Clinic provides free tax preparation services to low-income taxpayers in the Columbus area, and provides accounting majors with hands-on accounting experience.

What's the School's contact Information?
Max M. Fisher College of Business
Ohio State University
54 West Twelfth Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43210

Type of School? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual in-state tuition: $8,994
Annual out-of-state tuition: $23,178
Room and board: $9,180
Required fees: $426
Books and supplies: $1,554

What's the typical student profile?
The Ohio State University has a total enrollment of 40,851 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 53 percent are male and 47 percent are female. Out of state students comprise 11 percent of all students.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 540-650
Range for SAT Math: 590-700
Range for SAT Writing: 540-640
Range for ACT Composite: 26-30

Regular application deadline: February 1

Career and Placement
Student career resources are abundant at the Fisher College of Business. The Office of Career Management offers the Ask an Alum program that allows Fisher College of Business alumni to help current undergraduates in their job or internship search. The school’s Work and Study Abroad seminar provides information for students seeking employment overseas. The Fisher School of Business Office of Career Management also posts alumni salary data for current students to gauge career options. Other programs at the Fisher School of Business Office of Career Management include the FisherConnect networking website, and Corporate Sponsorships. The Office of Career Management also hosts career fairs and an annual internship invitational.

The Office of Career Management in Fisher College of Business also has many resources available to alumni. CareerLeader is a web program designed for alumni to view on-line modules such as the Management and Professional Abilities Profile, the Management and Professional Award Profile, and the Business Career Interests Inventory. CareerBeam is an on-line career success center for graduates that lists accounting and business job postings, and comprehensive company and industry information.  

All data is as of 2012.