There are schools offering accounting degrees in Connecticut!
Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Connecticut
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The top-ranked school in Connecticut with a accounting program is University of Connecticut, which is located in Storrs Mansfield. In 2010, it was ranked 19th nationwide. In 2010, 279 students graduated from University of Connecticut's accounting program. The tuition rate at University of Connecticut was $10,416 per year.
Fairfield University, which was ranked 27th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Connecticut that has a accounting program. It is located in Fairfield. In 2010, Fairfield University graduated 66 students from its accounting program. Students at Fairfield University paid $39,040 per year in tuition fees.
Quinnipiac University, which is located in Hamden, is the third-ranked school in Connecticut that has a accounting program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Quinnipiac University graduated 61 students from its accounting programs. Tuition at Quinnipiac University was $34,250 per year.
If you choose to attend a Connecticut accounting school, average tuition will be $14,319 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $3,386 per year to $39,040 per year. The Connecticut accounting schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:
- Fairfield University - located in Fairfield, students are charged $39,040 per year
- Quinnipiac University - located in Hamden, students are charged $34,250 per year
- Sacred Heart University - located in Bridgeport, students are charged $31,440 per year
The accounting schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Connecticut were:
- Three Rivers Community College - located in Norwich, students are charged $3,386 per year
- Norwalk Community College - located in Norwalk, students are charged $3,386 per year
- Naugatuck Valley Community College - located in Waterbury, students are charged $3,406 per year
An accounting degree from a Connecticut school... what next?
Most people who graduate from accounting school in Connecticut go on to work as an accountant. Connecticut had 14,880 accountants in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Connecticut accountants:
- Fairfield County - 6,010 accountants
- Hartford County - 5,680 accountants
- Middlesex County - 1,630 accountants
The government projects that by 2018, the number of accountants in the state of Connecticut will grow to 19,340. This would require a 10% growth in the profession.
On average, accountants earn $73,250 per year. However, this number is only an average. accountants in Connecticut had varying salaries from $29,760 to $121,360 per year in 2010. The following counties in Connecticut have the highest average salaries for accountants:
- Fairfield County - $75,540 per year
- Hartford County - $72,290 per year
- Middlesex County - $67,410 per year
The Connecticut counties with the lowest average salary for accountants are:
- New London County - $59,560 per year
- Litchfield County - $60,600 per year
- Windham County - $61,940 per year
The charts and graphs below have additional Connecticut statistics regarding a career in accounting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as forensic accounting or business administration.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Accounting in Connecticut
- Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Connecticut
- Master's Degree in Accounting in Connecticut
- Certificate in Accounting in Connecticut
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,316 miles from location||University of Connecticut||Storrs Mansfield||CT||81.1342||29%||25,029|
|5,341 miles from location||Central Connecticut State University||New Britain||CT||61.3421||35%||12,461|
|5,343 miles from location||Quinnipiac University||Hamden||CT||68.9993||17%||7,758|
|5,333 miles from location||Manchester Community College||Manchester||CT||9.89282||n/a||7,366|
|5,340 miles from location||University of Hartford||W Hartford||CT||29.8145||15%||7,212|
|5,354 miles from location||Naugatuck Valley Community College||Waterbury||CT||8.54755||n/a||6,725|
|5,368 miles from location||Norwalk Community College||Norwalk||CT||9.78902||n/a||6,685|
|5,371 miles from location||Western Connecticut State University||Danbury||CT||56.3583||39%||6,617|
|5,358 miles from location||Sacred Heart University||Bridgeport||CT||30.6854||20%||6,023|
|5,345 miles from location||University of New Haven||West Haven||CT||58.8755||34%||5,770|
|5,313 miles from location||Eastern Connecticut State University||Willimantic||CT||28.5665||42%||5,610|
|5,355 miles from location||Housatonic Community College||Bridgeport||CT||7.60466||n/a||5,609|
|5,355 miles from location||University of Bridgeport||Bridgeport||CT||46.4473||10%||5,103|
|5,358 miles from location||Fairfield University||Fairfield||CT||72.6181||17%||5,074|
|5,305 miles from location||Three Rivers Community College||Norwich||CT||9.14921||n/a||4,561|
|5,345 miles from location||Tunxis Community College||Farmington||CT||8.99111||n/a||4,496|
|5,337 miles from location||Capital Community College||Hartford||CT||7.14867||n/a||4,280|
|5,331 miles from location||Middlesex Community College||Middletown||CT||6.54757||n/a||2,914|
|5,354 miles from location||Post University||Waterbury||CT||44.4482||34%||2,590|
|5,298 miles from location||Quinebaug Valley Community College||Danielson||CT||10.6065||n/a||2,110|
|5,340 miles from location||Saint Joseph College||W Hartford||CT||22.9571||19%||1,935|
|5,335 miles from location||Asnuntuck Community College||Enfield||CT||13.8169||n/a||1,808|
|5,301 miles from location||Mitchell College||New London||CT||15.4544||n/a||961|
|5,348 miles from location||Lincoln College of New England||Southington||CT||13.8677||n/a||779|
|5,302 miles from location||Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute||New London||CT||19.9409||n/a||262|
|5,367 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus||Norwalk||CT||4.81242||n/a||60|
Curious what studying Accounting gets you?
Check out the different options and how they're looking in Connecticut
|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks +||19,610||$40,490||-20.4%|
|Accountants and Auditors +||14,880||$73,250||-17.2%|
|Billing and Posting Clerks +||6,900||$39,250||-6.3%|
|Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks +||2,270||$41,730||-5.4%|
|Budget Analysts +||1,040||$75,640||6.1%|
|Tax Preparers +||470||$34,960||-19.0%|
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