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Accounting Schools in Massachusetts

There are 35 schools in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting programs. In 2010, 1,969 students graduated from programs at Massachusetts accounting schools. 1,204 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 575 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 1,916 students graduate from accounting programs in Massachusetts each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 47 students graduated with accounting certificates, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,204 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 575 with a master's level degree.

35 accounting schools are in Massachusetts. And out of these, 21 schools are private, while 14 schools are public. Private accounting school tuition varies from $12,600 to $40,542, while tuition at a public accounting school varies from $7,053 to $11,917.

Average tuition for accounting programs is $20,815. The highest tuition for programs in accounting, which is $40,542 each year, is at Boston College, while the lowest tuition in Massachusetts, which is $7,053 per year, is at Fitchburg State University.

Massachusetts accounting schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Accounting Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

On average, 1,916 students graduate from accounting programs in Massachusetts each year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from accounting programs. Specifically, 47 students graduated with accounting certificates, 143 with a degree at the associate's level, 1,204 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 575 with a master's level degree.

Accounting Program Completions in Massachusetts 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 78
  • Certificate 2007: 70
  • Certificate 2008: 48
  • Certificate 2009: 38
  • Certificate 2010: 47
  • Associate 2006: 120
  • Associate 2007: 128
  • Associate 2008: 134
  • Associate 2009: 178
  • Associate 2010: 143
  • Bachelor 2006: 999
  • Bachelor 2007: 1077
  • Bachelor 2008: 1171
  • Bachelor 2009: 1253
  • Bachelor 2010: 1204
  • Master 2006: 434
  • Master 2007: 491
  • Master 2008: 510
  • Master 2009: 570
  • Master 2010: 575

Accounting Program Availability in Massachusetts

Schools in Massachusetts offer a total of 60 accounting programs. Of these programs, approximately 38.3% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Accounting Program Availability in Massachusetts

  • Certificate: 12
  • Associate: 12
  • Bachelor: 23
  • Master: 13

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44330
  • 25th Percentile: 54860
  • Median: 69820
  • 75th Percentile: 89050
  • 90th Percentile: 112740

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57760
  • Median Salary 2007: 61490
  • Median Salary 2008: 64220
  • Median Salary 2009: 68050
  • Median Salary 2010: 69820
  • Total Employed 2006: 31450
  • Total Employed 2007: 31150
  • Total Employed 2008: 32050
  • Total Employed 2009: 33360
  • Total Employed 2010: 33290

Massachusetts vs National Accounting Employment

Massachusetts vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Massachusetts: 3.104% (33290)

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1. Westfield State University

577 Western Ave
Westfield, MA 01086-1630
(413) 572-5300

Westfield State University is in the suburbs of Westfield, Massachusetts and this school offers one accounting program. Overall, 5,885 students seek degrees in 77 Westfield programs. This mid-sized school is the oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering programs in accounting.

2. Dean College

99 Main Street
Franklin, MA 02038-1941
(508) 541-1900

Dean College is located in the suburbs of Franklin, Massachusetts. It offers two accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one associate's level degree in accounting. It is a 4-year institution.

3. Nichols College

Center Rd
Dudley, MA 01571-5000
(508) 213-1560

Nichols College, which is very close to Dudley, Massachusetts, is located in a rural setting and NC offers one program in accounting. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the second oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting programs.

4. Bay State College

122 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 2116
(617) 217-9000

Founded in 1946, Bay State College is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 1.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Boston, MA. This school offers students 15 associates level degrees and five degrees at the bachelors level. 1,215 students sought degrees from the 15 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects including education and animation. Bay State is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

5. Salter College - West Boylston

184 West Boylston Suite # 1
West Boylston, MA 1583
(774) 261-1500

Salter College-West Boylston is in the suburbs of West Boylston, Massachusetts. It offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in accounting and one associate's level degree in accounting. 1,120 students pursue degrees in 11 Salter College-West Boylston programs, overall. This small school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting in terms of programs.

6. Quincy College

24 Saville Ave
Quincy, MA 2169
(800) 698-1700

Quincy College is in the center of Quincy. It offers two programs in accounting. Of those, this college offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level accounting degree. 4,505 students seek degrees in 23 Quincy College programs, overall.

7. Bentley University

175 Forest St
Waltham, MA 02452-4705
(800) 523-2354

Bentley University, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Waltham, MA. It offers four accounting programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in accounting to students, two accounting degrees at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in accounting.

8. The College of Our Lady of the Elms

291 Springfield St
Chicopee, MA 1013
(413) 594-2761

The College of Our Lady of the Elms is located in the suburbs of Chicopee, Massachusetts and this school offers one accounting program. 1,259 students seek degrees in 40 programs at this school, overall.

9. Stonehill College

320 Washington Street
Easton, MA 02357-6110
(508) 565-1000

Stonehill College offers one program in accounting and it is located in the suburbs of Easton, Massachusetts. Overall, 2,582 students seek degrees in 33 Stonehill College programs.

10. Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 2466
(617) 243-2000

Lasell College, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Newton, MA and this school offers one program in accounting. It is a 4-year institution.

11. Mildred Elley

505 East Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201-5300
(413) 499-8618

Mildred Elley is located in the center of Pittsfield and it offers one program in accounting. It is one of 69 vocational schools in Massachusetts. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting in terms of programs.

12. The University of Phoenix - Boston

19 Granite Street Ste 300
Braintree, MA 02184-1744
(781) 228-4507

The University of Phoenix-Boston offers one accounting program and UOPX is in the suburbs of Braintree, Massachusetts. Overall, 277 students seek degrees in 19 University of Phoenix-Boston programs.

13. Gordon College

255 Grapevine Rd
Wenham, MA 1984
(978) 927-2300

Gordon College is in the suburbs of Wenham, Massachusetts and GC offers one accounting program. This school is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

14. Babson College

231 Forest Street
Wellesley, MA 02457-0310
(781) 235-1200

Babson College is located in the suburbs of Wellesley, Massachusetts and Babson offers one accounting program.

15. Quinsigamond Community College

670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606-2092
(508) 853-2300

Quinsigamond Community College offers one program in accounting and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Worcester, MA. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

16. Becker College

61 Sever St
Worcester, MA 01609-2165
(508) 791-9241

Becker College offers one accounting program and Becker College, which is near the center of the city, is in Worcester, MA. Overall, 1,793 students pursue degrees in 28 programs at Becker College.

17. The University of Massachusetts - Boston

100 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-5000

The University of Massachusetts-Boston offers one program in accounting and UMass Boston is near the center of the city. It is one of 11 research universities in Massachusetts. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

18. American International College

1000 State Street
Springfield, MA 1109
(413) 737-7000

American International College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Springfield, MA. It offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, this school offers students one bachelor's level accounting degree and one master's level accounting degree. This school is a 4-year institution.

19. Assumption College

500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
(508) 767-7000

Assumption College, which is 2.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Worcester, MA. It offers three programs in accounting. Of those, this school offers students one accounting certificate, one associate's level degree in accounting, and one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting. Overall, 2,764 students pursue degrees in 70 Assumption College programs. This liberal arts college is the biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting in terms of programs.

20. Eastern Nazarene College

23 E Elm Ave
Quincy, MA 02170-2999
(617) 745-3000x3706

Eastern Nazarene College offers one accounting program and this school, which is near the center of the city, is located in Quincy, MA. It is one of 27 liberal arts colleges in Massachusetts.

21. The University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Rd
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
(508) 999-8000

The University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is located in the suburbs of North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. It offers two accounting programs. Of those, it offers one accounting certificate to students and one accounting degree at the bachelor's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

22. Suffolk University

8 Ashburton Pl Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02108-2770
(617) 573-8000

Suffolk University is in the center of Boston. It offers three programs in accounting. More specifically, it offers one accounting certificate to students, one bachelor's level accounting degree, and one master's level degree in accounting. Overall, 9,068 students seek degrees in 171 programs at this school. In terms of programs, SU is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

23. Salem State University

352 Lafayette St
Salem, MA 1970
(978) 542-6000

Salem State University is located in the suburbs of Salem, Massachusetts. It offers two programs in accounting. This public school offers two bachelor's level degrees in accounting to students. It is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. Salem State ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

24. Western New England University

1215 Wilbraham Rd
Springfield, MA 01119-2684
(413) 782-3111

Western New England University offers two accounting programs. More specifically, students are offered one accounting degree at the bachelor's level by it and one accounting degree at the master's level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Springfield, MA. WNE is a 4-year institution.

25. Massachusetts Bay Community College

50 Oakland St
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481-5399
(781) 239-3000

Massachusetts Bay Community College offers one accounting program and it is located in the suburbs of Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Overall, 5,511 students seek degrees in 40 programs at this college. It is the sixth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

26. Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St
North Andover, MA 1845
(978) 837-5000

Merrimack College is located in the suburbs of North Andover, Massachusetts and Merrimack offers one program in accounting. Overall, 2,168 students seek degrees in 43 Merrimack College programs.

27. The University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 1003
(413) 545-0111

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers two accounting programs. Of those, it offers students one accounting degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level accounting degree. Overall, 27,569 students seek degrees in 218 programs at UMass. This university is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting programs.

28. Boston College

140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 2467
(617) 552-8000

Boston College offers three programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in accounting by it and one degree at the master's level in accounting. BC, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Chestnut Hill, MA. It is a 4-year research institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Massachusetts.

29. Bunker Hill Community College

250 New Rutherford Ave
Boston, MA 02129-2925
(617) 228-2000

Bunker Hill Community College, which is 1.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Boston, MA and it offers one accounting program. It is a public 2-year institution.

30. Bridgewater State University

131 Summer Street
Bridgewater, MA 2325
(508) 531-1000

Bridgewater State University is located in the suburbs of Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It offers three programs in accounting. Out of those, this liberal arts college offers one accounting certificate to students, one bachelor's level degree in accounting, and one accounting degree at the master's level. 11,201 students seek degrees in 147 BSU programs, overall. Bridgewater is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

31. Fitchburg State University

160 Pearl St
Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
(978) 345-2151

Fitchburg State University is in the suburbs of Fitchburg, Massachusetts and FSU offers one accounting program. This school is one of 42 public post-secondary institutions in Massachusetts. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

32. Newbury College - Brookline

129 Fisher Ave
Brookline, MA 2445
(617) 730-7000

Newbury College-Brookline offers three programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in accounting, one associate's level accounting degree, and one bachelor's level accounting degree. Newbury is located in the suburbs of Brookline, Massachusetts. 1,018 students seek degrees in 35 programs at Newbury, overall. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting.

33. Massasoit Community College

One Massasoit Boulevard
Brockton, MA 02302-3996
(508) 588-9100

Massasoit Community College is located in the suburbs of Brockton, Massachusetts and this college offers one program in accounting. This public college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts.

34. Northern Essex Community College

100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830-2399
(978) 556-3000

Northern Essex Community College offers one program in accounting and this college, which is very close to Haverhill, Massachusetts, is in a rural setting. This college is one of 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Massachusetts.

35. Fisher College

118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 2116
(617) 236-8800

Fisher College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is in Boston, MA and it offers one accounting program. 1,881 students seek degrees in 29 programs at this school, overall. This school is the fifth largest institution in the state of Massachusetts offering accounting in terms of programs.

36. Springfield Technical Community College

1 Armory Sq
Springfield, MA 01105-1296
(413) 781-7822

Springfield Technical Community College offers one accounting program and it is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. This school is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this technical college ranks fifth in the state of Massachusetts.

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