Forensic Accounting in Ohio

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Schools Offering Forensic Accounting Programs in Ohio


Approximately 0.0% of graduates in of Ohio receive forensic accounting certificates every year. In other words, every year an estimated 7 forensic accountants graduate from Ohio's 2 forensic accounting schools.

Top Schools

University of Northwestern Ohio, which was ranked 76th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Ohio that has a forensic accounting program. It is located in Lima. In 2010, University of Northwestern Ohio graduated 7 students from its forensic accounting program. Students at University of Northwestern Ohio paid $13,430 per year in tuition fees.

Chancellor University, which is located in Cleveland, is the second-ranked school in Ohio that has a forensic accounting program. It received a ranking of 83rd in the country in 2010. Tuition at Chancellor University was $9,750 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Ohio's forensic accounting schools ranges from $13,430 per year to $9,750 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,590 per year. The Ohio forensic accounting schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. University of Northwestern Ohio - located in Lima, students are charged $13,430 per year
  2. Chancellor University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $9,750 per year

The following Ohio forensic accounting schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Chancellor University - located in Cleveland, students are charged $9,750 per year
  2. University of Northwestern Ohio - located in Lima, students are charged $13,430 per year

A forensic accounting certificate from an Ohio school... what next?

The highest percentage of forensic accounting graduates in Ohio pursue careers as a forensic accountant. In 2010, there were 5,570 forensic accountants working in Ohio. In Ohio, the largest numbers of forensic accountants work in the following counties:

  1. Dearborn County - 1,590 forensic accountants
  2. Delaware County - 1,510 forensic accountants
  3. Cuyahoga County - 1,150 forensic accountants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of forensic accountants is expected to grow by 3% by 2018. There are projected to be 6,640 forensic accountants working in the Ohio then.

Salary

A forensic accountant in Ohio earns $68,090 per year on average. But, salaries for forensic accountants can vary. In 2010, forensic accountants made as little as less than $23,420 per year or as much as more than $114,830 per year in Ohio. A forensic accountant in the following Ohio counties makes the highest salaries on average:

  1. Greene County - $75,140 per year
  2. Cuyahoga County - $73,280 per year
  3. Mahoning County - $72,820 per year

The Ohio counties with the lowest average salary for forensic accountants are:

  1. Allen County - $46,380 per year
  2. Ashland County - $54,900 per year
  3. Portage County - $56,720 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Ohio statistics regarding a career in forensic accounting. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or forensic science.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Accounting in Ohio

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,919 miles from location University of Northwestern Ohio Lima OH 23.9768 n/a 3,883
5,793 miles from location Chancellor University Cleveland OH 17.2524 60% 515
 

Curious what studying Forensic Accounting gets you?

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

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Accountants and Auditors + 38,550 $65,010 -14.1%
2
Financial Specialists, All Other + 5,570 $68,090 -11.4%
3
Forensic Science Technicians + 280 $55,000 250.0%
 

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