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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Storrs, CT, United States
The UConn Accounting Program was the first in New England accredited by the International Association for Management Education (American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
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Courses offered by the Accounting Department are designed to expose students to a wide range of issues related to analyzing and interpreting financial information. Emphasis is also placed on the use of accounting information both within the organization for managerial decision-making and outside the organization for investment decision-making. The Accounting Department also offers opportunities for experiential learning through both summer and winter internships, which are highly compensated.

Career Opportunities

The Accounting curriculum covers all the traditional educational experience areas necessary for entry into the accounting profession:

  • Financial Accounting – Study of accounting issues as they relate to published financial statements.
  • Managerial Accounting – Study of the techniques for decision-making using accounting information
  • Taxes and Assurance Services – Many of our accounting graduates embark on careers in the field of Public Accounting, specializing in either taxes or assurance services which allows them to obtain the experience necessary to qualify as a CPA after completion of the CPA examination. All Big 4 public accounting firms and all regional and local public accounting firms view UConn as a primary accounting recruiting school.

Students majoring in accounting may choose a curriculum that prepares them for professional examinations which are part of the certification procedures that lead to designation as a Certified Public Account (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Students preparing for the CPA examination should also apply for the Master of Science in Accounting program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Principles of Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Managerial Accounting
  • Introduction to a Profession
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Assurance Services

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General Requirements

  • A Completed Common Application or Coalition Application
  • $80 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • Essay & Two Optional Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores
  • English Proficiency Requirement
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    35216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35216 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12848 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Storrs

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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