48 months
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
639 USD/credit 28755 USD/year
218 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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Demand for accountants is growing rapidly, and employers view the Accounting degree program from Portland State University as a key source of new hires.

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The flexible, accredited Accounting degree program from Portland State University stands out for its big-picture approach. You’ll acquire technical accounting expertise within a broad business context, gaining the ability to go beyond number-crunching and provide strategic direction and leadership.  

PSU’s accounting degree combines excellent academics with hands-on accounting experience and professional development. You’ll begin your accounting career with demonstrated ability, strong industry contacts, and an accounting degree that’s known for its well-rounded, high-performing graduates.

Portland State’s School of Business holds prestigious dual accreditation in business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). This is a distinction held by fewer than 200 accounting programs worldwide.

What Can I Do With an Accounting Degree? 

Our accounting bachelor’s degree program prepares you for a broad range of accounting career paths. PSU accounting majors go on to work for employers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, with careers in a range of specialties that include:

  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Consulting
  • Corporate accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Governmental accounting
  • Nonprofit accounting

Over the long run, accounting majors frequently advance into upper management positions and strategic leadership roles.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting (3-part Intermediate Accounting Series)
  • Taxation
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Accounting
  • Auditing Concepts and Practices
  • Integrated Accounting Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    28755 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 639 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 218 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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