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Accounting at Queens College

If you plan to study accounting, take a look at what Queens College has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

QC is located in Queens, New York and approximately 19,700 students attend the school each year. Of the 3,652 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Queens College in 2021, 400 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.

QC Accounting Degrees Available

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

QC Accounting Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at QC 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 10
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 24
Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 289
Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 331
Best Accounting Schools 993

In 2021, 121 students received their master’s degree in accounting from QC. This makes it the #26 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from QC Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at QC is $38,025. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting students.


Accounting Student Demographics at QC

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

QC Accounting Bachelor’s Program

54% Women
73% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 46% of accounting bachelor's degrees went to men and 54% went to women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at QC since its program graduates 4% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 37% 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 Queens College with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 179
Black or African American 30
Hispanic or Latino 73
White 79
International Students 29
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

QC Accounting Master’s Program

55% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 121 students earned a master's degree in accounting from QC. About 55% of these graduates were women and the other 45% were men. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. QC does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 4% more men than average.


In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 68% of degree recipients. That is 32% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 55
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 21
White 30
International Students 9
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

QC 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 Queens 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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