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Wayne State University Bachelor’s in Accounting

The main focus area for this major is Accounting. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.

Accounting is a major offered under the business, management and marketing program of study at Wayne State University. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the bachelor’s degree program in accounting, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, whether or not the degree is offered online, and more.

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Rankings for the Wayne State Bachelor’s in Accounting

#583 in the U.S
#19 in Michigan

In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at Wayne State was ranked #583 on College Factual's Best Schools for accounting list. It is also ranked #19 in Michigan.

Here are some of the other rankings for Wayne State.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 119
Most Popular Colleges for Accounting 153
Most Popular Master’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 228
Best Value Master’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 319
Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 319
Most Focused Master’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 439
Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 447
Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 447
Best Accounting Schools 583
Best Value Colleges for Accounting 583
Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Accounting 738
Most Focused Colleges for Accounting 912

How Much Does a Bachelor’s in Accounting from Wayne State Cost?

$14,629 Average Tuition and Fees (In-State)
$25,000 Average Student Debt

Wayne State Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Out-of-state part-time undergraduates at Wayne State paid an average of $996 per credit hour in 2019-2020. The average for in-state students was $434 per credit hour. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $13,024 $29,894
Fees $1,605 $1,605
Books and Supplies $1,246 $1,246
On Campus Room and Board $10,694 $10,694
On Campus Other Expenses $4,068 $4,068

Learn more about Wayne State tuition and fees.

Wayne State Accounting Bachelor’s Student Debt

One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Students who received their bachelor’s degree at Wayne State in Accounting walked away with an average of $25,000 in student debt. That is 6% lower than the national average of $26,527.

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How Much Can You Make With a Bachelor’s in Accounting From Wayne State?

$49,100 Average Salary
High Earnings Boost

The median early career salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor’s degree from Wayne State is $49,100 per year. That is 9% higher than the national average of $44,879.

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Does Wayne State Offer an Online Bachelor’s in Accounting?

Online degrees for the Wayne State accounting bachelor’s degree program are not available at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Wayne State Online Learning page.

Wayne State Bachelor’s Student Diversity for Accounting

116 Bachelor's Degrees Awarded
47.4% Women
30.2% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There were 116 bachelor’s degrees in accounting awarded during the 2019-2020 academic year. Information about those students is shown below.

Male-to-Female Ratio

Of the students who received their bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2019-2020, 47.4% of them were women. This is less than the nationwide number of 50.4%.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Around 30.2% of accounting bachelor’s degree recipients at Wayne State in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is about the same as the nationwide number of 31%.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 16
Black or African American 11
Hispanic or Latino 4
Native American or Alaska Native 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
White 76
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

Bachelor’s in Accounting Focus Areas at Wayne State

Accounting students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.

Focus Area Annual Graduates
Accounting 116

You may also be interested in one of these majors related to accounting.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Finance & Financial Management 140
Human Resource Management 155
International Business 186
Management Information Systems 78
Marketing 141

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References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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