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Accounting Schools in Connecticut

There are ten schools in the state of Connecticut offering accounting programs. In 2010, 839 students graduated from programs at Connecticut accounting schools. 714 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 105 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

795 students graduate from accounting programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in accounting, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 714 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 105 with a degree at the master's level.

Ten accounting schools are in this state. Out of these, while six schools are private, four schools are public. While private accounting school tuition varies from $26,370 to $39,040, public accounting school tuition varies from $7,861 to $10,416.

Average tuition for accounting programs is $21,409. The highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $39,040 each year, is at Fairfield University, while the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,861 per year, is at Western Connecticut State University.

Accounting schools in Connecticut offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Accounting Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

795 students graduate from accounting programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Out of those, nine students graduated with certificates in accounting, 11 with a degree at the associate's level, 714 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 105 with a degree at the master's level.

Accounting Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 3
  • Certificate 2007: 2
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 6
  • Certificate 2010: 9
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 1
  • Associate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 471
  • Bachelor 2007: 508
  • Bachelor 2008: 581
  • Bachelor 2009: 611
  • Bachelor 2010: 714
  • Master 2006: 123
  • Master 2007: 157
  • Master 2008: 163
  • Master 2009: 171
  • Master 2010: 105

Accounting Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in Connecticut offer a total of 21 programs in accounting. Of these programs, 52.4% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Accounting Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 6

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 41810
  • 25th Percentile: 52490
  • Median: 66620
  • 75th Percentile: 85800
  • 90th Percentile: 108210

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62840
  • Median Salary 2007: 62660
  • Median Salary 2008: 65720
  • Median Salary 2009: 64780
  • Median Salary 2010: 66620
  • Total Employed 2006: 17660
  • Total Employed 2007: 18490
  • Total Employed 2008: 17330
  • Total Employed 2009: 15700
  • Total Employed 2010: 14880

Connecticut vs National Accounting Employment

Connecticut vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.387% (14880)

Accounting Schools in Connecticut

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1. The University of Phoenix - Fairfield County

535 Connecticut Ave
Norwalk, CT 06854-1700
(203) 523-4700

The University of Phoenix-Fairfield County is a for-profit 4-year institution. Phoenix, which is 2.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Norwalk, CT. Phoenix is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including marketing, accounting, and healthcare administration. It offers five degrees at the bachelors level and one degree at the masters level to students. In 2010, 37 students sought degrees from the five programs at this school. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this specialized school.

2. Mitchell College

437 Pequot Avenue
New London, CT 6320
(860) 701-5000

Mitchell College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1938. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in New London, CT. Students are offered 15 associates level degrees and 13 bachelors level degrees by Mitchell. In 2010, 992 students sought degrees from the 24 programs at Mitchell. It offers subjects including hospitality and psychology. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Mitchell. This liberal arts college is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

3. Western Connecticut State University

181 White Street
Danbury, CT 06810-6826
(203) 837-8200

Western Connecticut State University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Danbury, CT and WCSU offers one program in accounting. Western is a public 4-year institution. Western is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering accounting programs.

4. The University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
(860) 768-4100

The University of Hartford offers three programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in accounting by the U of H, one bachelor's level degree in accounting, and one master's level accounting degree. UH, which is near the center of the city, is located in West Hartford, CT. This university is a 4-year research institution.

5. Saint Joseph College

1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-2764
(860) 232-4571

Founded in 1932, Saint Joseph College is a 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in West Hartford, CT. It offers subjects such as allied health, sociology, and science. This school offers 15 certificates, 27 bachelors level degrees, 13 masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level to students. 2,326 students pursued degrees from the 48 programs at SJC in 2010. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits this school. SJC is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut.

6. The University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 6269
(860) 486-2000

The University of Connecticut is located in town of Storrs, Connecticut. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by it and one degree at the master's level in accounting. Uconn is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Connecticut. This university ranks first in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

7. Eastern Connecticut State University

83 Windham St
Willimantic, CT 6226
(860) 465-5000

Eastern Connecticut State University offers two accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one accounting degree at the bachelor's level by it and one degree at the master's level in accounting. This liberal arts college is located in Willimantic, CT. It is one of 8 liberal arts colleges in Connecticut. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in accounting.

8. The University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 6516
(203) 932-7000

The University of New Haven is in the suburbs of West Haven, Connecticut. UNH offers two accounting programs. Specifically, it offers one accounting certificate to students and one bachelor's level degree in accounting. It is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering accounting.

9. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut and Sacred Heart offers one program in accounting. Sacred Heart is a 4-year institution.

10. Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
(203) 254-4000

Fairfield University is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers two accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting by it and one master's level degree in accounting. This mid-sized school is the tenth oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in accounting.

11. The University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
(203) 576-4000

The University of Bridgeport is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two accounting programs. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level accounting degree by this mid-sized school and one degree at the master's level in accounting. UB is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Connecticut offering programs in accounting.

12. Central Connecticut State University

1615 Stanley St
New Britain, CT 6050
(860) 832-3200

Central Connecticut State University is located in the suburbs of New Britain, Connecticut and this school offers one accounting program. CCSU is a public 4-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering accounting.

13. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, this school offers students one bachelor's level accounting degree and one accounting degree at the master's level. It is located in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 8,166 students pursue degrees in 74 Quinnipiac University programs, overall. This school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering accounting in terms of programs.