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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Denver, CO, United States
Discover a career you can count on. Step into the world of accounting, where your options are endless. Many of our students in the BSc in Accounting program from University of Colorado Denver have a goal of passing the CPA exam and becoming leaders in their field, whether that be in public accounting, industry, government or nonprofits. 
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Our undergraduate students are motivated individuals who chose CU Denver to turn their passion into a career they love. Our BSc in Accounting program from University of Colorado Denver supports that mission by incorporating applied coursework into our classes.

Distinguishing features of our program include:

  • Learn by doing – a required experiential learning component as a part of your degree
  • Well-rounded education – build a foundation in liberal arts classes before honing in on your business education
  • Flexible electives – with careful planning, you can add a minor or second major without delaying your graduation or explore new areas inside or outside the Business School
  • Access to business leaders – close proximity and close ties to businesses make it easy for executives to visit our classrooms and career events

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Career and professional development
  • Business statistics
  • Business problem solving
  • Managerial accounting
  • Business law and ethics
  • Operations management
  • Marketing
  • Intermediate financial accounting
  • Cost accounting
  • Federal income tax
  • Auditing theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  •  Online application
  •  $50 domestic, $75 international application fee
  •  SAT or ACT
  •  High school transcript or GED score
  •  College or community college transcript – transfer applicants only
  •  English language proficiency —international applicants only

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27342 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27342 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25818 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25818 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9330 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9330 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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