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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #901 (ARWU) New Orleans, LA, United States
Professional, extensive, career-oriented -- UNO’s highly recognized accounting program leads graduates to success in passing the certified public accountant exam; entrance into graduate and professional programs; and career placement. 

Overview

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in financial accounting and governmental accounting concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in auditing concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in individual income taxation concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in cost/managerial accounting and accounting information system concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate the effective use of computers and information technology.
  • Students will demonstrate a proficiency in conducting auditing, financial accounting, and tax research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Once in the program, you’ll receive a thorough grounding in the accounting profession, including financial, managerial, tax, assurance, and consulting. Furthermore, programs in the accounting program are offered to supplement your degree. 
  • The CPA Preparation Program (Pre-CPA) is also offered for students in different disciplines to obtain the necessary course work to qualify to take the CPA exam. You may also earn a certificate from the Internal Auditing Endorsed Program (IAEP), which is only offered in select universities in the country.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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

GPA & Curriculum RequirementAll in-state applicants are required to have a high school core GPA of 2.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale based on the Regents' Core (Core 4 or TOPS University Curriculum)*.International Freshmen Applicants

Minimum admission requirements for freshmen:

  • Official transcripts with English translations
  • A cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 as calculated by the UNO Admissions office
  • Math Test Scores (one of the following):      ACT 19      SAT 500
  • English Test Scores (one of the following):      ACT 18      SAT 25 (Writing & Language)      TOEFL 70      IELTS 6.0.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14190 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9354 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9354 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New Orleans

  • 1125 - 2160 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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