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Top Accounting Schools in Alabama

Written by AnonymousFebruary 26, 2012

Alabama has over 30 colleges and universities, many with strong accounting schools. The number of accountants in Alabama grew by almost 500 between 2006 and 2009, and the industry overall is expected to grow by 22 percent over the next seven years.  In Alabama, the median annual wage for accountants in 2009 was $58,870.

Below is a ranking of the top accounting schools in the state of Alabama. AccountingCareersForDummies.com has identified the top accounting schools in Alabama and rated them based on the following variables: academic rigor, admission selectivity, faculty experience, post-graduation job results, accreditation and financial aid considerations.

Top Accounting Schools in Alabama – as Ranked by Accounting Careers For Dummies:

School

Type

Enrollment

Tuition

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1. Auburn University, College of Business

Public

20,221

$ 8,698

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2. University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Business

Public

10,265

$ 5,806

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3. Samford University, Brock School of Business

Private

2,918

$23,423

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4. Auburn University Montgomery, School of Business

Public

4,812

$ 7,580

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5. Birmingham-Southern College, Department of Business

Private

1,508

$28,250

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