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Schools Offering Accounting Programs in Texas


Around 1.3% of Texas's graduates graduate from accounting degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 7,104 accountants graduate from Texas' 141 accounting schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas that has a accounting program is The University of Texas at Austin. The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th in the country in 2010, is located in Austin. 543 students graduated with a degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. The University of Texas at Austin charged in-state students $9,418 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas that has a accounting program is Texas A & M University. Texas A & M University, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in College Station. In 2010, Texas A & M University graduated 454 students from its accounting program. Tuition at Texas A & M University was $8,387 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a accounting program is Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. 99 students graduated with degree in accounting from Texas Christian University in 2010. Texas Christian University charged in-state students $30,090 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

Accounting schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $7,848 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $37,230 per year, or as little as $1,007 per year. In 2010, the following Texas accounting schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Methodist University - located in Dallas, students are charged $37,230 per year
  2. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year
  3. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Texas accounting schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  3. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year

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

The highest percentage of accounting graduates in Texas pursue careers as an accountant. In 2010, there were 81,210 accountants working in Texas. In Texas, the largest numbers of accountants work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 22,540 accountants
  2. Collin County - 20,600 accountants
  3. Bastrop County - 8,730 accountants

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of accountants is expected to grow by 25% by 2018. There are projected to be 120,340 accountants working in the Texas then.

Salary

On average, an accountant earns a salary of $68,090 per year in Texas state. But, salaries for accountants can vary. In 2010, accountants made as little as less than $27,820 per year or as much as more than $135,550 per year in Texas. On average an accountant earns the most in the following Texas counties:

  1. Cameron County - $72,930 per year
  2. Johnson County - $72,320 per year
  3. Austin County - $71,930 per year

On average, accountants earns the least in the following Texas counties:

  1. Hidalgo County - $48,580 per year
  2. Brewster County - $50,120 per year
  3. Grayson County - $50,550 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas 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 Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Accounting in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Accounting in Texas
  • Certificate in Accounting in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,686 miles from location Strayer University-Texas Austin TX n/a n/a n/a
6,740 miles from location Brown Mackie College-San Antonio San Antonio TX n/a n/a n/a
6,651 miles from location Everest College-Forth Worth South Fort Worth TX n/a n/a n/a
6,701 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Harlingen Harlingen TX n/a n/a n/a
6,548 miles from location Houston Community College Houston TX 16.1985 n/a 54,942
6,687 miles from location The University of Texas at Austin Austin TX 88.8663 51% 50,995
6,603 miles from location Texas A & M University College Station TX 85.085 53% 48,702
6,553 miles from location Lone Star College System Spring TX 14.626 n/a 46,504
6,651 miles from location Tarrant County College District Fort Worth TX 13.2456 n/a 44,355
6,685 miles from location Austin Community College District Austin TX 12.3025 n/a 40,248
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
6,744 miles from location The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX 56.7437 44% 28,955
7,184 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
6,639 miles from location The University of Texas at Arlington Arlington TX 27.8116 55% 28,085
6,532 miles from location San Jacinto Community College Pasadena TX 12.8421 n/a 27,011
6,736 miles from location San Antonio College San Antonio TX 9.68457 n/a 24,135
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,616 miles from location Richland College Dallas TX 10.4096 n/a 18,201
6,608 miles from location Blinn College Brenham TX 12.7436 n/a 17,173
6,691 miles from location The University of Texas at Brownsville Brownsville TX 15.9461 n/a 17,151
6,555 miles from location Sam Houston State University Huntsville TX 29.6109 25% 16,772
6,616 miles from location The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson TX 71.7747 47% 15,783
6,644 miles from location Baylor University Waco TX 38.572 20% 14,614
6,472 miles from location Lamar University Beaumont TX 52.0333 33% 13,992
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,547 miles from location University of Houston-Downtown Houston TX 10.696 n/a 12,742
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,612 miles from location Eastfield College Mesquite TX 8.70719 n/a 11,944
6,622 miles from location Brookhaven College Dallas TX 9.46366 n/a 11,814
6,629 miles from location North Lake College Irving TX 8.42751 n/a 11,644
6,893 miles from location Amarillo College Amarillo TX 10.9218 n/a 11,289
6,734 miles from location St. Philip's College San Antonio TX 8.72207 n/a 11,008
6,619 miles from location Southern Methodist University Dallas TX 37.1432 30% 10,891
6,705 miles from location Tarleton State University Stephenville TX 56.9454 62% 10,424
6,936 miles from location South Plains College Levelland TX 9.63264 n/a 10,011
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,547 miles from location Texas Southern University Houston TX 40.0528 22% 9,394
6,808 miles from location Laredo Community College Laredo TX 16.3512 n/a 9,361
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,620 miles from location El Centro College Dallas TX 8.41391 n/a 9,072
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,583 miles from location Prairie View A & M University Prairie View TX 50.8259 54% 8,608
6,739 miles from location Palo Alto College San Antonio TX 9.11557 n/a 8,335
6,626 miles from location Mountain View College Dallas TX 9.11365 n/a 8,203
6,708 miles from location Texas A & M University-Kingsville Kingsville TX 53.2657 94% 8,194
6,531 miles from location University of Houston-Clear Lake Houston TX 1.77921 n/a 7,643
6,899 miles from location West Texas A & M University Canyon TX 25.1897 47% 7,634
6,568 miles from location Trinity Valley Community College Athens TX 17.4138 n/a 7,012
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,803 miles from location Texas A & M International University Laredo TX 23.8854 40% 6,419
6,841 miles from location Angelo State University San Angelo TX 22.3683 52% 6,387
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,713 miles from location Midwestern State University Wichita Falls TX 54.2603 37% 6,341
6,933 miles from location Midland College Midland TX 17.4861 n/a 6,227
6,532 miles from location The University of Texas at Tyler Tyler TX 57.5552 57% 6,201
6,619 miles from location Cedar Valley College Lancaster TX 9.01299 n/a 5,886
6,543 miles from location Paris Junior College Paris TX 13.1909 n/a 5,580
6,504 miles from location Angelina College Lufkin TX 14.5469 n/a 5,422
6,629 miles from location Dallas Baptist University Dallas TX 26.712 48% 5,400
6,678 miles from location Weatherford College Weatherford TX 11.3384 n/a 5,384
6,688 miles from location Saint Edward's University Austin TX 66.4712 38% 5,293
6,632 miles from location DeVry University-Texas Irving TX 18.0255 81% 5,058
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,697 miles from location Coastal Bend College Beeville TX 12.7344 n/a 4,196
6,648 miles from location Victoria College Victoria TX 13.5791 n/a 4,054
6,894 miles from location Howard College Big Spring TX 15.8753 n/a 3,984
6,526 miles from location College of the Mainland Texas City TX 8.31197 n/a 3,916
6,740 miles from location St Marys University San Antonio TX 60.1135 29% 3,893
6,647 miles from location University of Houston-Victoria Victoria TX 1.30255 n/a 3,655
6,947 miles from location The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Odessa TX 22.914 52% 3,546
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,469 miles from location Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont TX 11.9688 n/a 3,154
6,549 miles from location University of St Thomas Houston TX 59.2959 41% 3,132
7,038 miles from location Sul Ross State University Alpine TX 14.9347 n/a 3,047
6,508 miles from location Northeast Texas Community College Mount Pleasant TX 16.0092 n/a 2,920
6,627 miles from location University of Dallas Irving TX 70.6714 33% 2,883
6,556 miles from location Houston Baptist University Houston TX 57.0185 16% 2,710
6,735 miles from location Trinity University San Antonio TX 35.2819 26% 2,693
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,560 miles from location University of Phoenix-Houston Campus Houston TX 8.962 n/a 2,538
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,792 miles from location Hardin-Simmons University Abilene TX 60.7698 65% 2,305
6,465 miles from location Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur TX 8.75269 n/a 2,208
6,515 miles from location Galveston College Galveston TX 12.9264 n/a 2,167
6,625 miles from location Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie TX 27.8114 90% 2,018
6,911 miles from location Lubbock Christian University Lubbock TX 53.7486 37% 1,906
6,739 miles from location Career Point College San Antonio TX 23.8642 n/a 1,802
6,460 miles from location Texas A & M University-Texarkana Texarkana TX 1.37804 n/a 1,653
6,611 miles from location Amberton University Garland TX 0.702637 n/a 1,533
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,681 miles from location Southwestern University Georgetown TX 33.4762 24% 1,301
6,864 miles from location Frank Phillips College Borger TX 15.4746 n/a 1,239
6,618 miles from location University of Phoenix-Dallas Campus Dallas TX 8.24286 n/a 1,238
6,480 miles from location Wiley College Marshall TX 12.1023 n/a 1,237
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,480 miles from location East Texas Baptist University Marshall TX 22.584 51% 1,179
6,771 miles from location Schreiner University Kerrville TX 57.5304 47% 1,049
6,629 miles from location Northwood University Cedar Hill TX 49.221 60% 930
6,684 miles from location Virginia College-Austin Austin TX 10.1155 n/a 865
6,719 miles from location South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Weslaco TX 26.4005 100% 818
6,740 miles from location University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus San Antonio TX 3.74234 n/a 800
6,684 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Austin Austin TX 21.0637 100% 787
6,617 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Richardson Richardson TX 18.9979 100% 744
6,741 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.9217 100% 729
6,692 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute Brownsville TX n/a n/a 653
7,186 miles from location Southwest Career College El Paso TX 28.6479 n/a 650
6,736 miles from location South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen Mcallen TX 26.3117 n/a 474
6,692 miles from location University of Phoenix-Austin Campus Austin TX 3.74595 n/a 408
6,738 miles from location Southwest School of Business and Technical Careers-San Antonio San Antonio TX 21.031 n/a 395
0 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
6,638 miles from location CCI Training Center Arlington TX 31.2185 83% 250
6,733 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Pharr Pharr TX 31.0738 88% 245
6,717 miles from location American Commercial College Wichita Falls TX 15.2455 n/a 234
6,676 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 31.2079 90% 230
6,688 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-Austin Austin TX 31.2905 93% 226
7,193 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 14.5608 n/a 214
6,842 miles from location American Commercial College San Angelo TX 23.2055 n/a 186
6,907 miles from location American Commercial College Lubbock TX 34.4014 n/a 185
6,948 miles from location American Commercial College-Odessa Odessa TX 11.6635 n/a 181
6,618 miles from location Paul Quinn College Dallas TX 31.5096 7% 171
6,737 miles from location Southern Careers Institute Inc-San Antonio San Antonio TX 31.8506 91% 169
6,793 miles from location American Commercial College Abilene TX 15.5664 n/a 138
6,684 miles from location National American University-Austin Austin TX 5.37731 n/a 129
6,546 miles from location HTEC-Houston's Training and Education Center Inc Houston TX 27.9669 n/a 75
0 miles from location Interactive Learning Systems Pasadena TX 25.0189 n/a 35
6,549 miles from location Interactive Learning Systems Houston TX 20.2488 n/a 33
6,555 miles from location Interactive Learning Systems Houston TX 21.8565 n/a 21
 

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks + 124,620 $34,520 -2.1%
2
Accountants and Auditors + 81,210 $68,090 4.3%
3
Billing and Posting Clerks + 41,680 $31,560 12.3%
4
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks + 14,440 $35,110 2.0%
5
Tax Preparers + 4,210 $40,540 -6.9%
6
Budget Analysts + 3,960 $65,920 24.5%
 

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