B.Sc. On Campus


Shepherd University

48 months
18224 USD/year
18224 USD/year
7784 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Our comprehensive Accounting major prepares Shepherd University's students with the requisite skills for an entry level position in the field of accounting and a basis for continued education at the graduate level. 


Accounting major of Shepherd University requires 42 credit hours of core courses (e.g., math, English, history, science) and 78 credit hours of accounting and business administration courses.  Some students choose to double major in economics or business administration. 

Key facts: 

The faculty believe that the comprehensive major better prepares students for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam as evidenced by having had the highest pass rates on the CPA exam within the State of West Virginia for multiple years and ranking nationally with a 66.7 percent pass rate for first-time takers in 2018.  

Additionally, students may fulfill the 150 hour CPA licensure requirement by completing the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree at Shepherd University.  By enrolling in the M.B.A. 4+1 program as an undergraduate, a student may obtain a Bachelor’s degree and a M.B.A. degree within 5 years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Income Tax 
  • Cost Accounting
  • Auditing 
  • Advanced Accounting 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

for national : 

Early Action Deadline: November 15

Regular Admission Deadline: Rolling 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Shepherd University application  or apply through the Common App. 
  • Submit the $45 application fee or an approved application fee waiver.
  • Send an official high school transcript or GED to Shepherd either electronically to or via mail to:

Shepherd University

Office of Admissions

PO Box 5000

Shepherdstown, WV 25443

  • (Optional) Send your SAT or ACT scores. (SAT code: 5615, ACT code: 4532).
  • It is recommended that you submit a personal statement with your application. Personal statements can be typed into the online application, mailed, or emailed to

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18224 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18224 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    18224 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18224 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7784 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7784 USD per year during 48 months.


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