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Accounting at SUNY Plattsburgh

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Accounting at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh is located in Plattsburgh, New York and has a total student population of 5,109. In 2021, 76 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh.

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 Plattsburgh Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

SUNY Plattsburgh Accounting Rankings

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

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 SUNY Plattsburgh 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 295
Most Popular Accounting Schools 346
Best Accounting Schools 834

Earnings of SUNY Plattsburgh Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at SUNY Plattsburgh is $40,412. This is less than $46,292, which is the national average of all accounting majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Accounting Student Demographics at SUNY Plattsburgh

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

SUNY Plattsburgh Accounting Bachelor’s Program

61% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 76 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in accounting from SUNY Plattsburgh in 2021, 39% were men and 61% were women.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at SUNY Plattsburgh are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 43
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

SUNY Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh.

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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