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2021 Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools

173 Colleges
$24,564 Avg Salary
$12,471 Avg Student Debt

With 105,123 degrees and certificates handed out in 2018-2019, accounting is the #6 most popular major in the United States.

It's not easy to decide which program to enroll in when you have so many options available. As online education oppotunities continue to grow, you're not restricted to just schools in your local area anymore. Even some of the 'big name' schools are offering online courses. Also, there are a number of trade schools with offerings that you might find attractive.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. Our analysis looked at 173 schools in the United States to see which online undergraduate certificate programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Colleges.

#1

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, IN

Our analysis found Ivy Tech Community College to be the most popular school for accounting students who want to pursue an online undergraduate certificate in the United States. Ivy Tech Community College is a fairly large public school located in the city of Indianapolis.

Women make up 78% of the accounting majors at the school.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting graduates from Ivy Tech Community College carry an average student debtload of $15,538. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $140.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Cuyahoga Community College District. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Cuyahoga Community College District is a very large public school located in the large city of Cleveland.

About 70% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 30% are male.

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#3

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, LA

The in-demand online undergraduate certificate programs at Delgado Community College helped the school earn the #3 place on this year’s ranking of the best accounting schools in the United States. Located in the large city of New Orleans, Delgado Community College is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 69 students majoring in accounting at Delgado Community College, 14% are male and 86% are female.

While working on their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting majors at Delgado Community College accumulate an average of around $22,794 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $255, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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A rank of #4 on this year’s list means Fox Valley Technical College is a great place for accounting students working on their online undergraduate certificate. FVTC is a fairly large public school located in the midsize suburb of Appleton.

About 75% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 25% are male.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. It ranked #5 on our 2021 Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the rural area of Perkinston, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is a public school with a moderately-sized student population.

Women make up 88% of the accounting majors at the school.

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With a ranking of #6, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students working on their online undergraduate certificate. NWTC is a fairly large public school located in the midsize city of Green Bay.

About 72% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 28% are male.

Accounting majors at NWTC take out an average of $11,539 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. Assuming that a graduate chooses a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly loan payment is $106.

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Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College landed the #7 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate accounting programs. WITC is a small public school located in the rural area of Shell Lake.

About 71% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 29% are male.

Accounting majors at WITC take out an average of $10,292 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $109, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Milwaukee Area Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for accounting students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #8 on the list. MATC is a large public school located in the large city of Milwaukee.

Women make up 81% of the accounting majors at the school.

While working on their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting majors at MATC accumulate an average of around $13,357 in student debt. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $127, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Ozarks Technical Community College came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Located in the city of Springfield, OTC is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 69% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 31% are male.

After completing their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting graduates from OTC carry an average student debtload of $20,149.

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Chattahoochee Technical College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for accounting students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #10 on the list. Chattahoochee Technical College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of Marietta.

Of the 34 students majoring in accounting at Chattahoochee Technical College, 26% are male and 74% are female.

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#10

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, CO

Pikes Peak Community College landed the #10 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate accounting programs. PPCC is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Colorado Springs.

Women make up 85% of the accounting majors at the school.

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#10

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, TX

Lone Star College System ranked #10 on this year’s Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. North Harris Montgomery is a very large public school located in the small city of The Woodlands.

About 68% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 32% are male.

On average, accounting graduates from North Harris Montgomery take out $17,032 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $163.

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University of Maryland Global Campus did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for accounting students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #13 on the list. Located in the large suburb of Adelphi, UMGC is a public college with a fairly large student population.

About 48% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 52% are male.

On average, accounting graduates from UMGC take out $18,562 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate.

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Northcentral Technical College came in at #14 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. North Central Technical College is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Wausau.

Of the 31 students majoring in accounting at North Central Technical College, 13% are male and 87% are female.

While working on their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting majors at North Central Technical College accumulate an average of around $9,351 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $68, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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College of Southern Maryland ranked #15 on this year’s Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the rural area of La Plata, CSM is a public college with a medium-sized student population.

Women make up 75% of the accounting majors at the school.

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#16

Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, GA

Central Georgia Technical College landed the #16 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate accounting programs. CGTC is a medium-sized public school located in the city of Warner Robins.

About 93% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 7% are male.

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#16

Palomar College

San Marcos, CA

Palomar College came in at #16 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Palomar College is a fairly large public school located in the suburb of San Marcos.

Of the 27 students majoring in accounting at Palomar College, 15% are male and 85% are female.

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#18

Lanier Technical College

Oakwood, GA

With a ranking of #18, Lanier Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students working on their online undergraduate certificate. Located in the rural area of Oakwood, Lanier Technical College is a public college with a small student population.

About 73% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 27% are male.

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#19

Moraine Park Technical College

Fond du Lac, WI

Moraine Park Technical College landed the #19 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate accounting programs. Moraine Park Technical College is a small public school located in the small city of Fond du Lac.

Women make up 80% of the accounting majors at the school.

On average, accounting graduates from Moraine Park Technical College take out $12,295 in student loans while working on their Undergraduate Certificate. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $97, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

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Tarrant County College District landed the #20 spot in the 2021 rankings for the most popular online undergraduate certificate accounting programs. Tarrant County College is a very large public school located in the large city of Fort Worth.

Women make up 71% of the accounting majors at the school.

While working on their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting majors at Tarrant County College accumulate an average of around $14,574 in student debt.

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#20

Saint Louis Community College

Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis Community College ranked #20 on this year’s Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools list. Located in the large suburb of Saint Louis, Saint Louis Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Of the 24 students majoring in accounting at Saint Louis Community College, 25% are male and 75% are female.

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#22

Klamath Community College

Klamath Falls, OR

Klamath Community College did quite well in this year’s ranking of the most popular online places for accounting students to get a undergraduate certificate. It came in at #22 on the list. Located in the town of Klamath Falls, Klamath Community College is a public college with a small student population.

Of the 23 students majoring in accounting at Klamath Community College, 13% are male and 87% are female.

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With a ranking of #23, Chippewa Valley Technical College did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students working on their online undergraduate certificate. Located in the small city of Eau Claire, CVTC is a public college with a moderately-sized student population.

About 59% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 41% are male.

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#24

Hinds Community College

Raymond, MS

Hinds Community College came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools ranking. Located in the town of Raymond, Hinds Community College is a public school with a fairly large student population.

About 90% of the students majoring in accounting at the school are women while 10% are male.

While working on their Undergraduate Certificate, accounting majors at Hinds Community College accumulate an average of around $13,733 in student debt. For students who choose a 10-year repayment plan, the average monthly student loan payment is $98.

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#24

University of Virginia - Main Campus

Charlottesville, VA

With a ranking of #24, University of Virginia - Main Campus did quite well on this year’s most popular schools for accounting students working on their online undergraduate certificate. Located in the small suburb of Charlottesville, University of Virginia is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Of the 20 students majoring in accounting at University of Virginia, 65% are male and 35% are female.

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Honorable Mentions

These are some additional schools worth mentioning that are also great but just didn't quite make the cut to earn our top Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools award.

Rank College Location
26 Stark State College North Canton, OH
26 Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA
26 William T McFatter Technical College Davie, FL
29 Columbus State Community College Columbus, OH
29 Leeward Community College Pearl City, HI
31 Neosho County Community College Chanute, KS
32 Oakton Community College Des Plaines, IL
32 Coastal Pines Technical College Waycross, GA
34 Ogeechee Technical College Statesboro, GA
34 Atlanta Technical College Atlanta, GA
34 Baton Rouge Community College Baton Rouge, LA

View the Most Popular Online Accounting Undergraduate Certificate Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Accounting is one of 21 different types of programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Business Administration & Management 410,147
General Business/Commerce 58,451
Finance & Financial Management 56,186
Marketing 51,241
Human Resource Management 26,823

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Pixabay.

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