Northwestern ranked in national top 10 for accounting program

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Northwestern ranked in national top 10 for accounting program

Not only was Northwestern ranked in the top “100 Most Affordable Selective Small Colleges for Accounting 2015,” it was ranked within the top 10 in the nation.

Northwestern’s accounting program was ranked at No. 8 through four specifications: accreditation, undergraduate student enrollment of a population of 3,000 or fewer students, applicant admittance rate of 60 percent or fewer, and average net price of tuition and costs being less than $12,000 per year.

This program provides students with the required skills to compete for entry-level accounting jobs and the knowledge to pursue upper-level accounting roles. Students are prepared with skills necessary to enter the workforce or continue their graduate education.

“The Division of Business faculty and staff are proud to be ranked in the top 10 in the nation,” said Dr. Steven Palmer, professor of business and chair in the Division of Business. “Our online accounting programs continue to grow. Northwestern provides affordable, professionally accredited, flexible and quality online Bachelor of Business Administration and undergraduate certificate programs in accounting and business administration.”

Accounting classes at Northwestern cover topics such as financial accounting, managerial accounting and taxation. Students take a variety of management, marketing and business courses to satisfy degree requirements.

For more information on Northwestern’s accounting program and other areas within the Division of Business, contact Palmer at (580) 327-8507 or by email at