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Top Accounting Schools in Florida

Written by bprescottJanuary 23, 2012

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.

Below is a ranking of the top accounting schools in the state of Florida. AccountingCareersForDummies.com has identified the top accounting schools in Florida and has 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 Florida (As Ranked by Accounting Careers For Dummies)

School

Type

Enrollment

Tuition

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1. University of Florida, Fischer School of Accounting

Public

32,660

$5,020

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2. Florida State University, College of Business

Public

30,830

$3,156

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3. University of South Florida, College of Business, School of Accountancy

Public

30,285

$5,200

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4. University of Miami, School of Business and Administration

Private

10,368

$18,481

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5. University of Central Florida, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting

Public

47,652

$5,020

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6. Florida International University, College of Business Administration, School of Accounting

Public

46,000

$5,326

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7. Nova Southeastern University, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

Private

11,056

$11,325

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8. Florida Atlantic University, College of Business

Public

29,000

$3,099

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9. Flagler College, Department of Business Administration

Private

2,747

$14,500

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10. Florida Southern College, Barney Barnett School of Business & Free Enterprise

Private

2,040

$25,529

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