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Accounting at Montclair State University

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

Montclair State is located in Montclair, New Jersey and has a total student population of 21,005. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 106 students received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Montclair State.

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

Montclair State Accounting Degrees Available

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

Montclair State Accounting Rankings

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

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 Montclair State 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 126
Best Value Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 157
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 601

In 2021, 54 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Montclair State. This makes it the #96 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from Montclair State Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Montclair State is $53,871. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 16% higher than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at Montclair State

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

Montclair State Accounting Bachelor’s Program

46% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The accounting program at Montclair State awarded 106 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 54% of these degrees went to men with the other 46% going to women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Montclair State since its program graduates 12% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 16% 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 Montclair State University with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 37
White 43
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Montclair State Accounting Master’s Program

57% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 54 accounting majors earned their master's degree from Montclair State. Of these graduates, 43% were men and 57% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Montclair State does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 1% more men than average.


Of the students who received a accounting master's degree from Montclair State, 54% 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 43% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 15
White 29
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Montclair State 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 NJ, the home state for Montclair State University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43,380 $46,860
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Financial Managers 21,340 $175,880
Financial Analysts 10,560 $106,100
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,130 $47,450


*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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