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Accounting at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Accounting at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and has a total student population of 5,329. Of the 1,523 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Washington - Tacoma Campus in 2019, 83 of them were accounting majors.

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

UW Tacoma Accounting Degrees Available

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

UW Tacoma Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at UW Tacoma 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 UW Tacoma 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 60
Most Popular Accounting Schools 252

In 2019, 26 students received their master’s degree in accounting from UW Tacoma. This makes it the #232 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of UW Tacoma Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $53,900. This is 23% higher than $43,900, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.

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Accounting Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

UW Tacoma Accounting Bachelor’s Program

63% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 83 accounting students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2018-2019 from UW Tacoma, about 37% were men and 63% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Accounting Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% 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 University of Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in accounting.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 27
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 38
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

UW Tacoma Accounting Master’s Program

54% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 accounting majors earned their master's degree from UW Tacoma. Of these graduates, 46% were men and 54% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. UW Tacoma does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 4% more men than average.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Accounting Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a accounting master's degree from UW Tacoma, 54% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Accounting Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 14
International Students 4
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

UW Tacoma 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Accountants and Auditors 32,870 $78,970
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 31,970 $45,600
Financial Managers 13,010 $136,480
Financial Analysts 6,480 $87,590
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 3,070 $50,860

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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