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Accounting at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg

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Accounting at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg

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 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg stacks up to those at other schools.

In 2019, 22 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from Penn State Harrisburg.

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

Penn State Harrisburg Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

Penn State Harrisburg Accounting Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks accounting programs across the country. The following shows how Penn State Harrisburg 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 Penn State Harrisburg 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 Focused Accounting Schools 1,184

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in accounting from Penn State Harrisburg. This is the #527 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Penn State Harrisburg Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Penn State Harrisburg is $56,200. This is 28% higher than $43,900, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.

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Accounting Student Demographics at Penn State Harrisburg

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

Penn State Harrisburg Accounting Bachelor’s Program

59% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 22 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in accounting from Penn State Harrisburg in 2019, 41% were men and 59% were women.

Penn State Harrisburg Gender Breakdown of Accounting Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 7% 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 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg with a bachelor's in accounting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 6
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 10
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Penn State Harrisburg 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 PA, the home state for Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 55,360 $40,660
Accountants and Auditors 51,720 $75,250
Financial Managers 17,730 $156,730
Financial Analysts 11,980 $93,870
Business Professors 5,490 $91,520

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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