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5 Of The Best Schools For Accounting

Publication: San Francisco Chronicle

November 29, 2012


Every year, the leading business and academic periodicals issue their rankings of the top universities. Each survey has its unique ranking and methodologies, as well as rankings of specific study programs. The U.S. News & World Report and Bloomberg Businessweek rankings carry significant clout, and now that Businessweek has been acquired by Bloomberg, carries a higher cache when it comes to business school rankings. Below are five of the schools that ranked highly in each report when it comes to accounting programs, not taking going abroad for your program into account.

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame won Businessweek's top ranking in terms of the best undergraduate business school overall; it also ranked highly in the accounting specialty as the fifth best. U.S. News ranked it a similarly impressive sixth, for its accounting program, and awarded it a number 17 in terms of the best college universities. It is a private university, which generally suggests that tuition is going to come in well above national averages. Notre Dame delivers in this respect; U.S. News estimates annual tuition and fee costs of nearly $43,000.

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