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Accounting at American Public University System

Every accounting school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the accounting program at American Public University System stacks up to those at other schools.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and approximately 46,420 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 62 students received a bachelor's degree in accounting from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Accounting Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Accounting (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? American Military University offers distance education options for accounting at the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

American Military University Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at American Military University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

American Military University ranked #462 on College Factual's list of Best Quality Schools for accounting majors. It is also ranked as the #3 school in West Virginia.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Accounting Schools 29
Best Online Accounting Schools 70
Most Popular Colleges for Accounting 139
Best Accounting Colleges for Veterans 332
Best Accounting Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 362
Best Colleges for Accounting 462
Highest Paid Accounting Graduates 529

In 2019, 29 students received their master’s degree in accounting from American Military University. This makes it the #205 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from American Military University Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $37,000. This is less than $43,900, which is the national average of all accounting majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.

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Accounting Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Accounting Associate’s Program

53% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 47% of accounting associate's degrees went to men and 53% went to women. The typical associate's degree program in accounting only graduates about 28% men each year. The program at American Military University may seem more male-friendly since it graduates 19% more women than average.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Accounting Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in accounting at American Military University are white. Around 55% fell into this category, which is below average for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in accounting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 9
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 28
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

American Military University Accounting Bachelor’s Program

69% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 62 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting from American Military University in 2018-2019, 31% were men and 69% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Accounting Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 74% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at American Military University are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in accounting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 46
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

American Military University Accounting Master’s Program

69% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 29 students who earned a master's degree in Accounting from American Military University in 2018-2019, 31% were men and 69% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Accounting Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a accounting master's degree from American Military University, 52% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level. In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 11% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a master's in accounting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 15
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 7,870 $34,550
Accountants and Auditors 3,840 $68,160
Financial Managers 1,560 $102,670
Business Professors 750 $66,340
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 640 $35,560

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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