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Accounting at SUNY New Paltz

What traits are you looking for in a accounting school? To help you decide if SUNY New Paltz is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's accounting program.

SUNY New Paltz is located in New Paltz, New York and has a total student population of 7,489. In 2021, 44 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY New Paltz.

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

SUNY New Paltz Accounting Degrees Available

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

SUNY New Paltz Accounting Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks accounting programs across the country. The following shows how SUNY New Paltz 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 SUNY New Paltz 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 Bachelor’s Degree Schools 325
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 625
Most Focused Accounting Schools 835
Best Value Accounting Schools 935

In 2021, 18 students received their master’s degree in accounting from SUNY New Paltz. This makes it the #282 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of SUNY New Paltz Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY New Paltz is $39,748. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting students.


Accounting Student Demographics at SUNY New Paltz

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at SUNY New Paltz.

SUNY New Paltz Accounting Bachelor’s Program

39% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 44 accounting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from SUNY New Paltz, about 61% were men and 39% were women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at SUNY New Paltz since its program graduates 20% more men than average.


About 52% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at SUNY New Paltz are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% 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 SUNY New Paltz with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 11
White 23
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

SUNY New Paltz Accounting Master’s Program

50% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 50% of accounting master's degrees went to men and 50% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. SUNY New Paltz does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.


Of the students who received a accounting master's degree from SUNY New Paltz, 78% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

SUNY New Paltz 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 SUNY New Paltz.

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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