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University of Central Florida Orlando, FL Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting, Accounting Programs Profile

Written by AnonymousOctober 3, 2011
University of Central Florida Orlando

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Accounting

One of the largest accounting schools in the country, the Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting at the University of Central Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. With a faculty committed to producing knowledgeable and competent accounting graduates, the undergraduate program has become a prime recruiting school for employers in the area, due to the close ties the school has made with top firms and businesses. The challenging accounting curriculum focuses on real-world accounting skills, such as problem solving, team building, and information technology.

What’s the school’s contact information?
College of Business Administration
Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting
University of Central Florida
P.O. Box 161400
Orlando, Florida 32816-1400
Phone: 407-823-2871
Fax: 407-823-3881

Type of school? Public

How much is tuition?
Annual in-state tuition: $ 5,020
Annual out-of-state tuition: $ 20,500
Room and board: $ 8,765
Books and supplies: $ 924

What’s the typical student profile?
The University of Central Florida has a total enrollment of 47,652 undergraduate students. Of the student population, 46 percent are male and 54 percent are female. Approximately 5 percent of all students are from out of state.

What type of test scores do I need?
Range for SAT Critical Reading: 560-650
Range for SAT Math: 590-670
Range for SAT Writing: 530-620
Range for ACT Composite: 25-28

Regular application deadline: May 1

Career and placement
Though the business school’s Office for Career Connections is reserved for graduate students only, the Career Services Satellite Office offers many of the same resources to undergraduates, such as resume review, job placement, and mock interview workshops. 

Another professional resource, the Office of Experiential Learning in Undergraduate Studies helps students secure internships, cooperative education projects, and service learning assignments. Each department within the College of Business Administration has its own internship coordinator, so accounting students can receive help with internship placement from an advisor well versed in the demands and requirements of the field.

All data is as of 2012.