Accounting in Missouri

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Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Missouri


Around 1.1% of Missouri's graduates graduate from accounting degree programs every year. That means an estimated 1,908 accountants graduate from Missouri's 60 accounting schools each year.

Top Schools

Webster University, which is located in Saint Louis, is the top-ranked school in Missouri that has a accounting program. It received a ranking of 30th in the country in 2010. 29 students graduated with a degree in accounting from Webster University in 2010. Tuition at Webster University was $21,748 per year.

Westminster College, which is located in Fulton, is the second-ranked school in Missouri that has a accounting program. It received a ranking of 39th in the country in 2010. 4 students graduated with degree in accounting from Westminster College in 2010. Westminster College charged in-state students $19,760 in tuition fees per year.

Lindenwood University, which is located in Saint Charles, is the third-ranked school in Missouri that has a accounting program. It received a ranking of 43rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Lindenwood University graduated 55 students from its accounting programs. Students at Lindenwood University paid $13,540 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at Missouri's accounting schools ranges from $40,369 per year to $1,704 per year. But, the average tuition is $10,748 per year. In 2010, the accounting schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Missouri were:

  1. Washington University in St Louis - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $40,369 per year
  2. Saint Louis University-Main Campus - located in Saint Louis, students are charged $32,656 per year
  3. William Jewell College - located in Liberty, students are charged $28,450 per year

The accounting schools in Missouri that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. East Central College - located in Union, students are charged $1,704 per year
  2. St Charles Community College - located in Saint Peters, students are charged $1,920 per year
  3. Crowder College - located in Neosho, students are charged $1,920 per year

An accounting degree from a Missouri school... what next?

Most people who graduate from accounting school in Missouri go on to work as an accountant. Missouri had 26,300 accountants in 2010. The largest populations of Missouri accountants are working in the following counties:

  1. Bond County - 14,120 accountants
  2. Franklin County - 10,450 accountants
  3. Christian County - 1,490 accountants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of accountants is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 29,720 accountants working in the Missouri then.

Salary

On average, an accountant earns a salary of $59,980 per year in Missouri state. However, this number is only an average. accountants in Missouri had varying salaries from $26,190 to $89,860 per year in 2010. The counties in Missouri with the highest average salary for an accountant are:

  1. Bond County - $66,490 per year
  2. Franklin County - $58,480 per year
  3. Christian County - $56,360 per year

The following counties in Missouri have the lowest average salaries for accountants:

  1. Adair County - $44,020 per year
  2. Barry County - $46,380 per year
  3. Alexander County - $48,890 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Missouri statistics regarding a career in accounting and to compare salaries with a variety of 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 Missouri
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Missouri
  • Master's Degree in Accounting in Missouri
  • Doctoral Degree in Accounting in Missouri
  • Certificate in Accounting in Missouri

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,248 miles from location Brown Mackie College-St Louis Fenton MO n/a n/a n/a
6,350 miles from location University of Missouri-Columbia Columbia MO 40.0709 41% 31,237
6,405 miles from location Missouri State University Springfield MO 35.1751 57% 20,371
6,244 miles from location Webster University Saint Louis MO 70.0021 38% 19,372
6,242 miles from location University of Missouri-St Louis Saint Louis MO 25.4763 41% 16,534
6,237 miles from location Saint Louis University-Main Campus Saint Louis MO 35.9842 23% 16,317
6,350 miles from location Columbia College Columbia MO 22.5455 32% 15,556
6,471 miles from location University of Missouri-Kansas City Kansas City MO 27.6206 38% 14,799
6,242 miles from location Washington University in St Louis Saint Louis MO 47.1167 30% 13,575
6,407 miles from location Ozarks Technical Community College Springfield MO 11.4627 n/a 12,884
6,476 miles from location Park University Kansas City MO 24.2346 53% 12,775
6,426 miles from location University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 30.4658 51% 11,191
6,248 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Meramec Saint Louis MO 10.531 n/a 11,186
6,198 miles from location Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 28.8196 47% 10,801
6,252 miles from location Lindenwood University Saint Charles MO 57.1604 55% 10,408
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Forest Park Saint Louis MO 9.06966 n/a 8,207
6,259 miles from location St Charles Community College Saint Peters MO 10.8568 n/a 7,814
6,475 miles from location Grantham University Kansas City MO 4.71658 n/a 7,573
6,240 miles from location Saint Louis Community College-Florissant Valley Saint Louis MO 8.67516 n/a 7,210
6,482 miles from location Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 30.4083 41% 7,076
6,255 miles from location Jefferson College Hillsboro MO 18.6583 n/a 5,788
6,361 miles from location Truman State University Kirksville MO 35.1898 40% 5,781
6,479 miles from location Missouri Western State University Saint Joseph MO 17.4939 n/a 5,703
6,406 miles from location Drury University Springfield MO 29.0015 49% 5,489
6,356 miles from location Moberly Area Community College Moberly MO 17.7037 n/a 4,952
6,250 miles from location Missouri Baptist University Saint Louis MO 24.0369 46% 4,836
6,466 miles from location Crowder College Neosho MO 18.5042 n/a 4,482
6,401 miles from location State Fair Community College Sedalia MO 16.3254 n/a 4,263
6,277 miles from location East Central College Union MO 12.8274 n/a 4,203
6,411 miles from location Southwest Baptist University Bolivar MO 23.5388 31% 3,716
6,251 miles from location Mineral Area College Park Hills MO 18.8434 n/a 3,671
6,252 miles from location Maryville University of Saint Louis Saint Louis MO 30.1378 48% 3,534
6,249 miles from location Three Rivers Community College Poplar Bluff MO 15.6351 n/a 3,527
6,342 miles from location Lincoln University Jefferson City MO 15.6751 n/a 3,314
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Fayette MO 0.893999 n/a 3,134
6,242 miles from location Fontbonne University Saint Louis MO 24.6262 41% 2,863
6,330 miles from location William Woods University Fulton MO 22.5596 24% 2,412
6,404 miles from location Evangel University Springfield MO 23.9791 50% 1,955
6,472 miles from location Avila University Kansas City MO 22.53 27% 1,893
6,237 miles from location Harris-Stowe State University Saint Louis MO 12.7466 n/a 1,886
6,416 miles from location North Central Missouri College Trenton MO 22.466 n/a 1,802
6,396 miles from location Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 17.8358 36% 1,789
6,471 miles from location DeVry University-Missouri Kansas City MO 21.3506 80% 1,769
6,405 miles from location College of the Ozarks Point Lookout MO 35.6208 93% 1,347
6,330 miles from location Westminster College Fulton MO 61.3658 29% 1,087
6,461 miles from location William Jewell College Liberty MO 28.6091 21% 1,083
6,369 miles from location Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Fayette MO 21.0328 34% 1,051
6,251 miles from location Sanford-Brown College Fenton MO 22.9563 n/a 1,044
6,299 miles from location Hannibal-Lagrange College Hannibal MO 21.2492 33% 1,042
6,470 miles from location Colorado Technical University Kansas City MO 17.668 n/a 947
6,250 miles from location Everest College-Earth City Earth City MO 21.445 100% 910
6,306 miles from location Culver-Stockton College Canton MO 22.2938 19% 754
6,459 miles from location National American University-Independence Independence MO 10.1099 n/a 747
6,471 miles from location University of Phoenix-Kansas City Campus Kansas City MO 7.71755 n/a 635
6,407 miles from location Everest College-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 18.4511 81% 520
6,249 miles from location Hickey College Saint Louis MO 25.5214 n/a 480
6,250 miles from location University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Maryland Heights MO 5.45973 n/a 462
6,333 miles from location Texas County Technical Institute Houston MO 36.906 100% 186
0 miles from location University of Phoenix-Springfield Campus Springfield MO 3.68541 n/a 143
6,354 miles from location Moberly Area Technical Center Moberly MO 34.6798 n/a 6
 

Curious what studying Accounting gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Missouri

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 32,800 $32,580 -8.9%
2
Accountants and Auditors + 26,300 $59,980 12.6%
3
Billing and Posting Clerks + 9,040 $30,790 -9.0%
4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks + 3,680 $34,310 -10.0%
5
Budget Analysts + 1,260 $64,370
6
Tax Preparers + 930 $30,140 -34.0%
 

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