Accounting Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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Accounting Degree

The accounting program at University of Denver prepares students for a career as a staff accountant, public accountant, tax accountant, financial analyst, business analyst, financial reporting manager, and controller. The program focuses on accounting and related business functions. Program courses include: accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, and professional standards and ethics. Get more details below including other Colorado colleges that offer accounting degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Accounting Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Denver has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree47
Master's Degree127

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male70
Female104

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian7
Black1
Hispanic4
White69
Multiple Races7
Non Resident Alien85

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Accounting program at DU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Accountants

Description

Analyze financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, accountants employment is expected to grow at a rate of 10.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 23
    • Average Hourly Rate: $36.90
    • Average Annual Salary: $76750

Budget Analysts

Description

Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, budget analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.5% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 670
    • Average Hourly Rate: $38.17
    • Average Annual Salary: $79400

Credit Analysts

Description

Analyze credit data and financial statements of individuals or firms to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money. Prepare reports with credit information for use in decision making.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, credit analysts employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $39.98
    • Average Annual Salary: $83150

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Accounting Programs in Colorado

Accounting programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

National American University - Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Bookkeeping (B)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (B)

College America - Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)

University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 59 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (M)

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 150 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Colorado Technical University - Greenwood Village

Aurora, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (A,B,M)

National American University - Centennial

Centennial, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Career College

Programs

  • Accounting (B)
  • Bookkeeping (B)
  • Accounting and Business and Management (B)

Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,B)

Regis University

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (B,M)

Aims Community College

Greeley, CO
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (C,A)
  • Bookkeeping (C,A)

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 13 students completed this program

Programs

  • Accounting (M)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
72.75%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
85%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
46

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$23,696