Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Accounting and the types of students that study this field. University of Phoenix-Arizona awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Metropolitan Learning Institute and Graduate School USA have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Accounting. Tuition costs for Accounting majors are, on average, $6,470 for in-state public colleges, and $28,800 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Accounting programs are Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above institutions.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Business in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Business is 43.6, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Female employees are more likey to hold Business degrees, and White students earn the majority (60,480) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Accounting field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Accounting majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Accounting majors need more than the average amount of Mathematics, Management of Financial Resources, and Programming.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Accounting majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Mathematics is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Active Listening are the three most important skills for people in the field.