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Top Accounting Schools in Kentucky

Written by bprescottFebruary 8, 2012

Kentucky has over 25 colleges and universities, many with quality accounting schools.  The number of accountants in Kentucky grew by 700 between 2006 and 2009, and the accounting industry overall is expected to grow by 22 percent in the next seven years.  In 2009, the mean annual wage for accountants in Kentucky was $54,990.

Below is a ranking of the top accounting schools in the state of Kentucky. AccountingCareersForDummies.com has identified the top accounting schools in Kentucky 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 Kentucky – as Ranked by Accounting Careers For

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School

Type

Enrollment

Tuition

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1. University of Kentucky, Von Allmen School of Accountancy

Public

19,927

$7,656

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2. University of Louisville, College of Business, School of Accountancy

Public

15,644

$8,930

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3. Eastern Kentucky University, College of Business and Technology

Public

14,396

$6,960

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4. Western Kentucky University, Gordon Ford College of Business

Public

17,827

$8,084

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5. Northern Kentucky University, Haile/US Bank College of Business

Public

13,517

$7,488

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6. Bellarmine University, Department of Accounting

Private

2,612

$26,190

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7. Kentucky State University, School of Business

Public

2,606

$6,532

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