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Accounting, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The 120-credit bachelor’s program in accounting provides the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to prepare you for virtually any role in this increasingly challenging and exciting profession.
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Overview

Accountants offer the knowledge and perspective to help businesses measure financial results, improve business processes, and comply with the Internal Revenue Code. 

Accounting professionals provide the investing public assurance on the fair presentation of financial information and on the soundness of companies’ internal systems and processes; serve as consultants on the design and implementation of the most effective and efficient financial and operating systems; and provide insights on business transactions to help minimize tax consequences.

Graduates of the accounting program in The Peter J. Tobin College of Business at St. John’s University enjoy an admirable track record of success. Leading executives at many Fortune 500 companies have earned their degrees here.

Academic Outcomes

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, students are prepared for rewarding careers. They are able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of broad business competencies and apply business knowledge, skills, and values effectively in a variety of settings.
  • Assess, analyze, and manage risk using appropriate frameworks, professional judgment, and skepticism for effective business management.
  • Identify and apply appropriate, reliable, and verifiable measurements to analyze data for a given purpose and intended use.
  • Identify the appropriate content and communicate clearly and objectively to the intended audience, the work performed and the results as governed by professional standards, required by law, or dictated by the business environment.
  • Identify, access, and apply relevant professional frameworks, standards, and guidance, as well as other information for analysis, and to make informed decisions.
  • Identify the appropriate businesses processes and system(s), related frameworks, and controls to assist in the design and use of systems for efficient and effective operations.
  • Identify and utilize relevant technology and tools to analyze data, efficiently and effectively perform assigned tasks, as well as support other competencies.
  • Actively listen and effectively deliver information in multiple formats tailored to the intended audience.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of professional responsibility, ethical obligations, social awareness, and the Vincentian value of service.

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:
  • Philosophy
  • Economics
  • Discover New York
  • History
  • Speech
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Theology
Basic Business Core:
  • Fundamentals of Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting 
  • Principles of Cost Accounting
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Principles of Auditing
  • Federal Income Taxation: Individuals

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Online application
  • Official high school transcript(s) for all high schools attended
  • Official standardized test scores
  • Personal Essay 
  • Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 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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