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Accounting, B.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (ARWU) Fairbanks, AK, United States
The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a versatile degree, offering a foundation in business as well as providing a strong orientation for those who choose to pursue a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license.
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Overview

An Accounting degree at University of Alaska Fairbanks is portable, allowing students to easily relocate anywhere. With an accounting degree, students can work in CPA firms, large corporations, small businesses, not-for-profit entities or government organizations at all levels (federal, state and local).

UAF’s accounting degree is the only one of its kind in Alaska accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the premier global accrediting body for business and accounting programs and schools. Small class sizes and several active student organizations offer students opportunities for career guidance, networking, internships and soft skill development to compliment the technical skills gained through the classroom.

Careers 

  • Accounting clerking
  • Banking
  • Budget analyst
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Internal Auditor
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Controller
  • Corporate analyst
  • Credit authorization

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Income Tax 
  • Managerial Cost Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Auditing 
  • Internal and Government Auditing 
  • Accounting Information Systems 
  • Advanced Accounting 
  • Advanced Cost Accounting and Controllership 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Option 1:

  • Have a high school diploma
  • Pass the 16-credit high school core curriculum with at least a 2.5 and
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Submit ACT or SAT test scores
Option 2:
  • Have a high school diploma, and
  • Pass the 16-credit high school core curriculum with at least a 2.5 and
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, and
  • Submit ACT test scores of at least 18 or SAT test scores of 970

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13320 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    26640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13320 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4485 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fairbanks

  • 1450 - 2000 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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