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Accounting Schools in Virginia

There are 49 schools in the state of Virginia offering accounting programs. In 2010, 2,358 students graduated with degrees from Virginia accounting schools. 1,265 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 599 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

On average, 2,029 students graduate from accounting programs in Virginia per year. This accounts for 3% of accounting students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 125 students graduated with accounting certificates, 369 with an associate's level degree, 1,265 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 599 with a master's level degree.

49 accounting schools are in this state. And of these, 29 schools are public, while 20 schools are private. While public accounting school tuition varies from $6,214 to $12,188, private accounting school tuition varies from $10,489 to $41,610.

Average tuition for programs in accounting is $15,686. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $6,214 each year, is at Old Dominion University, while the highest tuition for accounting programs, which is $41,610 every year, is at the University of Richmond.

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

Accounting Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

On average, 2,029 students graduate from accounting programs in Virginia per year. This accounts for 3% of accounting students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 125 students graduated with accounting certificates, 369 with an associate's level degree, 1,265 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 599 with a master's level degree.

Accounting Program Completions in Virginia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 60
  • Certificate 2007: 22
  • Certificate 2008: 94
  • Certificate 2009: 122
  • Certificate 2010: 125
  • Associate 2006: 54
  • Associate 2007: 103
  • Associate 2008: 265
  • Associate 2009: 257
  • Associate 2010: 369
  • Bachelor 2006: 980
  • Bachelor 2007: 927
  • Bachelor 2008: 976
  • Bachelor 2009: 1146
  • Bachelor 2010: 1265
  • Master 2006: 211
  • Master 2007: 269
  • Master 2008: 365
  • Master 2009: 436
  • Master 2010: 599

Accounting Program Availability in Virginia

Virginia schools offer a total of 78 accounting programs. Of these programs, around 32% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Accounting Program Availability in Virginia

  • Certificate: 15
  • Associate: 25
  • Bachelor: 25
  • Master: 13

Career Trends

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

Accountants — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40400
  • 25th Percentile: 50510
  • Median: 65600
  • 75th Percentile: 87380
  • 90th Percentile: 113170

Career Trends

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

Accountants — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58630
  • Median Salary 2007: 60090
  • Median Salary 2008: 62030
  • Median Salary 2009: 62960
  • Median Salary 2010: 65600
  • Total Employed 2006: 33750
  • Total Employed 2007: 33900
  • Total Employed 2008: 34410
  • Total Employed 2009: 35180
  • Total Employed 2010: 33990

Virginia vs National Accounting Employment

Virginia vs National Accounting Employment

  • Employed in Virginia: 3.169% (33990)

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1. Randolph-Macon College

204 Henry St
Ashland, VA 23005-5505
(804) 752-7200

Randolph-Macon College is in the suburbs of Ashland, Virginia and R-MC offers one accounting program. 1,222 students seek degrees in 31 Randolph-Macon College programs, overall.

2. Virginia Highlands Community College

100 VHCC Drive
Abingdon, VA 24212-0828
(276) 739-2400

Virginia Highlands Community College is in Abingdon, VA. This college offers two accounting programs. Specifically, it offers one accounting certificate to students and one associate's level accounting degree. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

3. Everest College - Newport News

803 Diligence Drive
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 873-1111

Everest College-Newport News is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Newport News, VA. It is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects including business and medical coding. This school offers five certificates and one degree at the associates level to students. In 2010, 578 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school. It is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools.

4. The University of Phoenix - Northern Virginia

11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200
Reston, VA 20190-4750
(703) 376-6100

The University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Reston, VA. It offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting by this specialized school and one master's level degree in accounting. UPX is a for-profit 4-year institution.

5. Bluefield College

3000 College Dr
Bluefield, VA 24605
(276) 326-3682

Founded in 1922, Bluefield College is a 4-year institution. Bluefield is in Bluefield, VA. It offers students 30 bachelors level degrees. 696 students pursued degrees from the 30 programs at BC in 2010. It offers subjects such as teaching, forensic accounting, and business management. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Bluefield.

6. Stratford University

7777 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043-2403
(800) 444-0804

Stratford University is in the suburbs of Falls Church, Virginia and it offers one program in accounting. Overall, 1,385 students seek degrees in 20 Stratford programs. Stratford is the seventh largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

7. Virginia Union University

1500 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 257-5600

Virginia Union University, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Richmond, VA and it offers one program in accounting. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering programs in accounting.

8. DeVry University - Virginia

2450 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA 22202-3843
(703) 414-4000

DeVry University-Virginia, which is 3.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Arlington, VA and it offers one accounting program.

9. The University of Phoenix - Richmond

6600 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230-1709
(804) 288-3390

The University of Phoenix-Richmond offers one accounting program and Phoenix is located in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia.

10. Virginia Western Community College

3093 Colonial Ave
Roanoke, VA 24015
(540) 857-7311

Virginia Western Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Roanoke, VA and it offers one program in accounting. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks ninth in the state of Virginia.

11. Blue Ridge Community College

1 College Lane
Weyers Cave, VA 24486-0080
(540) 234-9261

Blue Ridge Community College, which is very close to Weyers Cave, Virginia, is in a rural area and it offers one accounting program. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting.

12. Eastern Mennonite University

1200 Park Rd
Harrisonburg, VA 22802-2462
(540) 432-4000

Eastern Mennonite University, which is near the center of the city, is in Harrisonburg, VA and EMU offers one accounting program. Eastern Mennonite is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, Eastern Mennonite is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting.

13. Piedmont Virginia Community College

501 College Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22902-7589
(434) 977-3900

Piedmont Virginia Community College is located in the suburbs of Charlottesville, Virginia and it offers one program in accounting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

14. Thomas Nelson Community College

99 Thomas Nelson Drive
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 825-2700

Thomas Nelson Community College, which is 4.5 miles from the center of the city, is located in Hampton, VA and this college offers one program in accounting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

15. Patrick Henry Community College

645 Patriot Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 656-0311

Patrick Henry Community College, which is very close to Martinsville, Virginia, is located in a rural setting. It offers two accounting programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in accounting by this public college and one associate's level accounting degree. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

16. Bryant & Stratton College - Virginia Beach

301 Centre Pointe Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 499-7900

Bryant & Stratton College-Virginia Beach Is near the heart of downtown and it offers one accounting program. It is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

17. The University of Richmond

28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
(804) 289-8000

The University of Richmond offers two accounting programs. Out of those, UR offers one bachelor's level accounting degree to students and one degree at the master's level in accounting. This school is near the heart of downtown. Richmond is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia. In terms of programs, it is the seventh largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting.

18. Wytheville Community College

1000 E Main Street
Wytheville, VA 24382-3308
(276) 223-4700

Wytheville Community College offers one accounting program. It is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

19. Everest College - Chesapeake

825 Greenbrier Circle
Chesapeake, VA 23320
(757) 361-3900

Everest College-Chesapeake offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in accounting and one associate's level degree in accounting. It is in the suburbs of Chesapeake, Virginia. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

20. John Tyler Community College

13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chester, VA 23831-5316
(804) 796-4000

John Tyler Community College is located in the suburbs of Chester, Virginia and it offers one program in accounting. Overall, 10,518 students seek degrees in 30 John Tyler Community College programs.

21. Lord Fairfax Community College

173 Skirmisher Lane
Middletown, VA 22645
(540) 868-7000

Lord Fairfax Community College offers one accounting program and it is located in Middletown, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,005 students pursue degrees in 22 programs at this mid-sized college.

22. Central Virginia Community College

3506 Wards Rd
Lynchburg, VA 24502-2498
(434) 832-7600

Central Virginia Community College offers two accounting programs. More specifically, it offers one certificate in accounting to students and one associate's level degree in accounting. This college, which is 4.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Lynchburg, VA. It is a public 2-year institution.

23. Emory and Henry College

30461 Garnand Drive
Emory, VA 24327-0947
(276) 944-4121

Emory and Henry College is in Emory, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and Emory & Henry offers one program in accounting. Overall, 980 students seek degrees in 68 E&H programs. E&H Is the fifth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

24. Germanna Community College

2130 Germanna Hwy
Locust Grove, VA 22508-2102
(540) 423-9030

Germanna Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1970. This college, which is very close to Locust Grove, Virginia, is in a rural area. This community college offers students ten certificates and nine associates level degrees. 7,582 students sought degrees from the 16 programs at this community college in 2010. It offers subjects including project management and business administration. This community college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

25. The University of Mary Washington

1301 College Ave
Fredericksburg, VA 22401-5300
(540) 654-1000

The University of Mary Washington is in the suburbs of Fredericksburg, Virginia and it offers one program in accounting. This liberal arts college is one of 23 liberal arts colleges in Virginia.

26. Ferrum College

215 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA 24088-9000
(540) 365-2121

Ferrum College is located in Ferrum, Virginia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one accounting program. Ferrum is a 4-year institution.

27. Danville Community College

1008 S Main St
Danville, VA 24541-4004
(434) 797-2222

Danville Community College is near the center of the city and this college offers one accounting program. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

28. Washington and Lee University

204 West Washington Street
Lexington, VA 24450-2116
(540) 458-8400

Washington and Lee University is located in Lexington, VA. W&L Offers two programs in accounting. Students are offered two degrees at the bachelor's level in accounting by this small school. Washington & Lee Is a 4-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

29. Potomac College - Herndon

1029 Herndon Pkwy
Herndon, VA 20170
(703) 709-5875

Potomac College-Herndon is in the suburbs of Herndon, Virginia. It offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, students are offered one associate's level accounting degree by this school and one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting. Potomac is a for-profit 4-year institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

30. Saint Pauls College

115 College Drive
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
(434) 848-3111

Founded in 1888, Saint Pauls College is a historically black 4-year institution. Saint Paul's is located in Lawrenceville, VA. SPC offers 19 degrees at the bachelors level to students. In 2010, 566 students pursued degrees from the 19 programs at SPC. SPC offers subjects such as project management and english. This very small school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.

31. Rappahannock Community College

12745 College Drive
Glenns, VA 23149-2616
(804) 758-6700

Rappahannock Community College offers one accounting program and this college, which is very close to Glenns, Virginia, is located in a rural setting. It is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

32. Bryant & Stratton College - Richmond

8141 Hull St Rd
Richmond, VA 23235
(804) 745-2444

Bryant & Stratton College-Richmond Offers one accounting program and this school is located in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia. Bryant & Stratton Is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

33. Mountain Empire Community College

3441 Mountain Empire Road
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-2400

Mountain Empire Community College, which is very close to Big Stone Gap, Virginia, is located in a rural setting. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in accounting by it and one associate's level degree in accounting. This college is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

34. New River Community College

5251 College Drive
Dublin, VA 24084-1127
(540) 674-3600

New River Community College offers two accounting programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in accounting and one associate's level accounting degree. This college, which is very close to Dublin, Virginia, is located in a rural setting. It is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia. In terms of programs, this college is the sixth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting.

35. Tidewater Community College

121 College Place
Norfolk, VA 23510
(757) 822-1122

Tidewater Community College is located in the center of Norfolk. It offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one degree at the associate's level in accounting. It is a public 2-year institution.

36. Virginia Commonwealth University

910 W Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23284-2512
(804) 828-0100

Virginia Commonwealth University, which is 1.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Richmond, VA. It offers three accounting programs. Of those, VCU offers students one certificate in accounting, one accounting degree at the bachelor's level, and one degree at the master's level in accounting. This research university is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Virginia. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting.

37. Northern Virginia Community College

4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd
Annandale, VA 22003-3796
(703) 323-3000

Northern Virginia Community College is located in the suburbs of Annandale, Virginia. This college offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, it offers students one accounting certificate and one associate's level accounting degree. Overall, 48,996 students seek degrees in 73 programs at this college.

38. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131
(540) 231-6000

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is located in the center of Blacksburg. VT offers two programs in accounting. Specifically, VT offers students one accounting degree at the bachelor's level and one accounting degree at the master's level. Virginia Tech is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Virginia. This university ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Virginia.

39. Bryant & Stratton College - Hampton

4410 East Claiborne Square- Suite 233
Hampton, VA 23666
(757) 896-6001

Founded in 1854, Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hampton, VA. This school is one of several campuses. It offers subjects including healthcare, law, and finance. Students are offered ten associates level degrees and four bachelors level degrees by this school. 96 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010.

40. National College - Salem

1813 E Main St
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 986-1800

National College-Salem is located in the suburbs of Salem, Virginia. National offers two programs in accounting. More specifically, it offers students one accounting degree at the associate's level and one bachelor's level accounting degree. National is a for-profit 4-year institution.

41. Southwest Virginia Community College

369 College Road US Rt. 19- 6 Miles S.
Richlands, VA 24641-1101
(276) 964-2555

Southwest Virginia Community College offers two accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it and one accounting degree at the associate's level. It is located in town of Richlands, Virginia. This community college is one of 23 community colleges in Virginia.

42. Virginia State University

One Hayden Drive
Petersburg, VA 23806
(804) 524-5000

Virginia State University is in the suburbs of Petersburg, Virginia and this university offers one program in accounting. It is one of 8 research universities in Virginia.

43. George Mason University

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
(703) 993-1000

George Mason University is in the suburbs of Fairfax, Virginia. This university offers three accounting programs. Specifically, students are offered one accounting certificate by it, one accounting degree at the bachelor's level, and one accounting degree at the master's level. Mason is one of 8 research universities in Virginia.

44. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

1651 E Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23228-2327
(804) 371-3000

J Sargeant Reynolds Community College is located in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia. It offers two accounting programs. More specifically, this community college offers one accounting certificate to students and one degree at the associate's level in accounting. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, this college ranks eighth in the state of Virginia.

45. James Madison University

800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
(540) 568-6211

James Madison University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Harrisonburg, VA. It offers two programs in accounting. Of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting by JMU and one master's level accounting degree. Overall, 19,434 students seek degrees in 79 Madison programs. In terms of enrollment, it ranks seventh in the state of Virginia.

46. Lynchburg College

1501 Lakeside Dr
Lynchburg, VA 24501-3113
(434) 544-8100

Lynchburg College is near the center of the city and it offers one program in accounting. 2,643 students pursue degrees in 48 programs at Lynchburg, overall.

47. Norfolk State University

700 Park Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504-8000
(757) 823-8600

Norfolk State University offers one program in accounting and it is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown. This mid-sized school is a historically black, public, 4-year institution.

48. Radford University

801 East Main Street
Radford, VA 24141-0672
(540) 831-5000

Radford University offers one program in accounting. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Virginia.

49. The University of Virginia

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 924-0311

The University of Virginia is in the suburbs of Charlottesville, Virginia and this university offers one program in accounting. Virginia is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks sixth in the state of Virginia.

50. The College of William and Mary

College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
(757) 221-4000

The College of William and Mary is located in the suburbs of Williamsburg, Virginia and it offers one program in accounting. 8,000 students pursue degrees in 60 College of William and Mary programs, overall. W&M Is the oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering programs in accounting.

51. Averett University

420 W Main St
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 791-5600

Averett University offers one accounting program and this school, which is 1.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Danville, VA. Overall, 945 students pursue degrees in 69 AU programs. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting in terms of programs.

52. Old Dominion University

5115 Hampton Blvd
Norfolk, VA 23529
(757) 683-3000

Old Dominion University, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Norfolk, VA. It offers two programs in accounting. Out of those, ODU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in accounting to students and one accounting degree at the master's level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

53. Hampton University

Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668-0099
(757) 727-5000

Hampton University is near the heart of downtown and it offers one accounting program. 5,254 students pursue degrees in 93 programs at this university, overall. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Virginia offering accounting programs.