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Accountancy, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #380 (QS) Winston-Salem, NC, United States
The Accountancy (ACC) major in the Wake Forest University School of Business provides a foundation in the concepts, principles and practices of accountancy and business that students need for success in the early years of their careers.
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The Accountancy major at Wake Forest University also provides the foundation for students to successfully complete the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) degree. Students majoring in accountancy apply to the five-year accountancy program (which includes both the baccalaureate and master’s program).

Through courses, seminars, case-based research in finance, accounting, auditing and taxation, MSA students acquire the skills necessary for professional success. An internship in the fourth year provides the critical link between classroom knowledge and professional experience.

Wake Accounting Society

The Wake Accounting Society is a member-based student organization run by student leaders for undergraduate students interested in learning about the accounting profession from practitioners, faculty, and other students. The policies and programs of the Wake Accounting Society are administered under the guidance and direction of a faculty adviser from the accounting program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • This integrated five-year accountancy program offers the flexibility and rigorous preparation required to pursue a variety of accounting-related careers, including auditing and assurance, taxation, business advisory services, forensic accounting, and investment and commercial banking.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • International student applicants are required to submit a $65 application fee.
  • Certified transcripts are required from each secondary school, college or university attended. A record of at least four years of schooling is needed in order to evaluate the application. 
  • All international students whose first language is not English are required to submit either a TOEFL or an IELTS score. The official score reports should be sent directly to Wake Forest from the testing institutions.
  • Wake Forest does not require applicants to submit an SAT or ACT score in the admissions application. If submitting scores, score reports must be sent directly from the testing organizations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    57760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57760 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Winston-Salem

  • 864 - 1410 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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