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You know there are a ton of great reasons to major in Accounting — the job prospects, the intellectual challenge, and the chance to follow in the footsteps of some of the greatest thinkers of all time.
But what program in Michigan offers the most to would-be Accounting Majors?
We at Zippia decided to take a look at the data on the institutions of higher learning in the Michigan to determine which programs offer the best career opportunities for Accounting Majors.
After the dust settled, we’re left with this set of the top colleges for Accounting Majors in Michigan for 2019:
If you go to one of these schools, chances are, you’re not surprised. After all, you know how great you have it.
But for the rest of you — keep reading and we’ll get to just why these schools have some of the best Accounting programs the state of Michigan has to offer.
When it comes to identifying the best Accounting schools we wanted to approach the ranking like Accounting major would, by looking at data on how schools perform and comparing them to one another.
So with that mind, we looked at the following data from the NCES (National Center For Education Statistics) and College Scorecard data from ED.gov to understand what Accounting departments offer the best career opportunities:
It’s hard to argue with a selective school that features Accounting and produces strong earning potential for your career.
After we had this data, we looked at the institutions of higher learning with Accounting Majors in Michigan. We then ranked each of these schools for each of the criteria above with ‘1’ being the best in any given criteria.
Next, we averaged the ranks for each school to create an ‘Accounting Quality Index.’ The school with the best score on the ‘Accounting Quality Index,’ University of Michigan-Dearborn, earned the distinction of being the ‘Best College For Accounting Majors’ in Michigan for 2019.
Graduating Class Size: 2,045
Accounting Graduates: 83
Graduating Class Size: 10,571
Accounting Graduates: 275
Graduating Class Size: 869
Accounting Graduates: 87
Graduating Class Size: 769
Accounting Graduates: 57
Graduating Class Size: 1,477
Accounting Graduates: 12
Graduating Class Size: 915
Accounting Graduates: 22
Graduating Class Size: 3,995
Accounting Graduates: 52
Graduating Class Size: 5,444
Accounting Graduates: 108
Graduating Class Size: 5,944
Accounting Graduates: 125
Graduating Class Size: 321
Accounting Graduates: 10
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