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Accounting at Brooklyn College

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

Brooklyn College is located in Brooklyn, New York and has a total student population of 17,735. Of the 3,219 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College in 2021, 293 of them were accounting majors.

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

Brooklyn College Accounting Degrees Available

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

Brooklyn College Accounting Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks accounting programs across the country. The following shows how Brooklyn College performed in these rankings.

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 Brooklyn College 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
Most Popular Accounting Schools 38
Most Focused Accounting Schools 115
Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 486
Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 868

In 2021, 27 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Brooklyn College. This makes it the #191 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Brooklyn College Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Brooklyn College is $38,068. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting students.


Accounting Student Demographics at Brooklyn College

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Brooklyn College.

Brooklyn College Accounting Bachelor’s Program

60% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 40% of accounting bachelor's degrees went to men and 60% went to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 30% 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 Brooklyn College with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 109
Black or African American 39
Hispanic or Latino 40
White 88
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

Brooklyn College Accounting Master’s Program

52% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 27 students earned a master's degree in accounting from Brooklyn College. About 52% of these graduates were women and the other 48% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Brooklyn College does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 7% more men than average.


In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 67% of degree recipients. That is 31% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 8
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Brooklyn College also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for Brooklyn College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Accountants and Auditors 110,780 $96,300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 104,580 $45,590
Financial Analysts 53,250 $137,270
Financial Managers 42,460 $210,510
Financial Examiners 9,030 $115,980


*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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