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Accounting at Charleston Southern University

If you are interested in studying accounting, you may want to check out the program at Charleston Southern University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

CSU is located in Charleston, South Carolina and has a total student population of 3,477. In 2019, 18 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from CSU.

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

CSU Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

CSU Accounting Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at CSU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 39
Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 433
Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 644
Most Focused Accounting Schools 798
Best Accounting Schools 893
Most Popular Accounting Schools 901

In 2019, 6 students received their master’s degree in accounting from CSU. This makes it the #446 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Accounting Student Demographics at CSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Charleston Southern University.

CSU Accounting Bachelor’s Program

56% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 18 accounting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from CSU, about 44% were men and 56% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at CSU since its program graduates 2% more men than average.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Accounting Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 61% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at CSU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 5% more racial-ethnic minorities in its accounting bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at Charleston Southern University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

CSU Accounting Master’s Program

67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 6 accounting students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from CSU, about 33% were men and 67% were women.

CSU Gender Breakdown of Accounting Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a accounting master's degree from CSU, 83% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

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

CSU also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 SC, the home state for Charleston Southern University.

Occupation Jobs in SC Average Salary in SC
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 19,400 $36,860
Accountants and Auditors 14,890 $64,750
Financial Managers 5,190 $125,710
Financial Analysts 1,880 $80,690
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 1,700 $41,370

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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