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Accounting at Rutgers University - Newark

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Accounting at Rutgers University - Newark

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

Rutgers Newark is located in Newark, New Jersey and has a total student population of 13,231. In 2021, 177 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from Rutgers Newark.

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

Rutgers Newark Accounting Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at Rutgers Newark

Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.

For those who are interested in distance learning, Rutgers Newark does offer online courses in accounting for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Rutgers Newark Accounting Rankings

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

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at Rutgers Newark 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 Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 14
Best Accounting Schools 46
Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 63
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 126
Best Value Accounting Master’s Degree Schools 199

In 2021, 171 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Rutgers Newark. This makes it the #15 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from Rutgers Newark Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers Newark is $57,660. This is 25% higher than $46,292, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at Rutgers Newark

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

Rutgers Newark Accounting Bachelor’s Program

51% Women
68% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 177 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in accounting from Rutgers Newark in 2021, 49% were men and 51% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Rutgers Newark since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 32% 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 Rutgers University - Newark with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 41
Black or African American 17
Hispanic or Latino 61
White 41
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Rutgers Newark Accounting Master’s Program

47% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The accounting program at Rutgers Newark awarded 171 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 53% of these degrees went to men with the other 47% going to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Rutgers Newark does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 12% more men than average.


In the accounting master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 47% of degree recipients. That is 11% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 34
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 23
White 71
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 10

Rutgers Newark 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 Rutgers University - Newark.

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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