Top 30 Accounting Graduate Program Rankings in 2011

Rank College (Business School) City, State Enrollment (full-time) Average GMAT score Acceptance rate Average starting salary and bonus Full-time graduates employed at graduation
1 University of Texas-Austin (McCombs) Austin, TX 537 684 24.00% $108,886 64.80%
2 University of Pennsylvania (Wharton) Philadelphia, PA 1,687 718 16.80% $132,579 72.50%
3 University of Chicago (Booth) Chicago, IL 1,177 715 22.30% $126,779 75.80%
4 University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Champaign, IL 207 641 27.70% $95,276 61.50%
5 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (Ross) Ann Arbor, MI 961 704 25.40% $116,201 59.80%
6 Stanford University Stanford, CA 799 728 6.80% $131,949 75.80%
7 Brigham Young University (Marriott) Provo, UT 330 675 44.30% $97,207 62.20%
8 University of Southern California (Marshall) Los Angeles, CA 460 690 22.00% $101,810 53.60%
9 New York University (Stern) New York, NY 807 715 13.20% $121,867 73.70%
10 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler) Chapel Hill, NC 585 686 36.10% $111,327 60.30%
11 Indiana University-Bloomington (Kelley) Bloomington, IN 455 664 41.70% $101,206 70.10%
12 Columbia University New York, NY 1,291 712 15.30% $123,486 67.20%
13 Northwestern University (Kellogg) Evanston, IL 1,280 714 19.90% $123,996 75.20%
13 University of Notre Dame (Mendoza) Notre Dame, IN 337 685 33.00% $96,490 48.20%
15 Harvard University Boston, MA 1,840 724 11.20% $131,759 78.60%
16 University of California-Berkeley (Haas) Berkeley, CA 497 718 11.60% $120,164 64.90%
17 Duke University (Fuqua) Durham, NC 901 697 23.70% $118,923 63.60%
17 Ohio State University (Fisher) Columbus, OH 269 676 27.00% $91,628 62.50%
17 University of Washington (Foster) Seattle, WA 226 681 31.30% $91,593 64.50%
20 Michigan State University (Broad) East Lansing, MI 185 636 29.40% $92,359 52.70%
20 University of Rochester (Simon) Rochester, NY 483 677 33.50% $78,083 41.50%
22 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) Cambridge, MA 797 718 13.00% $125,905 75.60%
22 University of Florida (Hough) Gainesville, FL 144 694 26.60% $75,403 35.50%
24 Cornell University (Johnson) Ithaca, NY 549 687 23.40% $112,039 66.80%
25 Arizona State University (Carey) Tempe, AZ 170 672 29.60% $92,101 62.20%
25 University of California-Los Angeles (Anderson) Los Angeles, CA 729 710 29.00% $108,806 54.20%
25 University of Iowa (Tippie) Iowa City, IA 140 657 37.50% $92,802 68.40%
28 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
28 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
28 Texas A&M University-College Station (Mays) College Station, TX 124 646 22.70% $91,246 64.20%
28 University of Georgia (Terry) Athens, GA 94 627 41.20% $69,721 42.50%
28 University of Virginia (Darden) Charlottesville, VA 649 699 26.30% $119,278 69.00%