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Accounting at Saint Joseph’s University

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

St. Joe's is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 6,779. In 2021, 75 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from St. Joe's.

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

St. Joe’s Accounting Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at St. Joe's

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

St. Joe's does offer online education options in accounting for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Master’s Degree

St. Joe’s Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at St. Joe's 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 St. Joe's 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 Graduate Certificate Schools 12
Best Value Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools 19
Most Focused Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools 66
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 278
Most Popular Accounting Schools 336

In 2021, 1 student received their master’s degree in accounting from St. Joe’s. This is the #502 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of St. Joe's Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at St. Joe's is $59,162. This is 28% higher than $46,292, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at St. Joe's

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Saint Joseph’s University.

St. Joe’s Accounting Bachelor’s Program

40% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 75 accounting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from St. Joe's, about 60% were men and 40% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at St. Joe's since its program graduates 18% more men than average.


About 85% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at St. Joe's are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 64
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

St. Joe’s Accounting Master’s Program

100% Women
The accounting program at St. Joe's awarded 1 master's degree in 2020-2021.


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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

St. Joe's 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 PA, the home state for Saint Joseph's University.

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


*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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