Accounting Schools In Connecticut

There are 26 accredited accounting schools in Connecticut for faculty who teach accounting classes to choose from. The trends in Connecticut's accounting academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in accounting includes accounting training at the following levels:

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Associates degree in Accounting
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Masters degree in Accounting


Schools

  1. Asnuntuck Community College

    170 Elm St, Enfield, Connecticut 06082

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  2. Lincoln College of New England

    2279 Mount Vernon Road, Southington, Connecticut 06489-1057

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  3. University of Bridgeport

    126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

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  4. Central Connecticut State University

    1615 Stanley St, New Britain, Connecticut 06050

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  5. University of Connecticut

    Storrs, Connecticut 06269

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  6. Eastern Connecticut State University

    83 Windham St, Willimantic, Connecticut 06226

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  7. Fairfield University

    1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, Connecticut 06824-5195

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  8. Capital Community College

    950 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut 06103

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  9. University of Hartford

    200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-1599

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  10. Housatonic Community College

    900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-4704

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  11. Manchester Community College in Manchester in Great Path

    Great Path, Manchester, Connecticut 06040

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  12. Naugatuck Valley Community College

    750 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, Connecticut 06708-3089

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  13. Middlesex Community College in Middletown

    100 Training Hill Rd, Middletown, Connecticut 06457-4829

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  14. Mitchell College

    437 Pequot Avenue, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  15. Three Rivers Community College in Norwich

    574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, Connecticut 06360

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  16. University of New Haven

    300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516

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  17. Ridley Lowell Business and Technical Institute

    470 Bank St, New London, Connecticut 06320

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  18. Norwalk Community College

    188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854

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  19. Post University

    800 Country Club Rd, Waterbury, Connecticut 06723

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  20. Quinebaug Valley Community College

    742 Upper Maple St, Danielson, Connecticut 06239-1436

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  21. Quinnipiac University

    Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

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  22. Sacred Heart University

    5151 Park Ave, Fairfield, Connecticut 06825-1000

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  23. Saint Joseph College

    1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Connecticut 06117-2764

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  24. Tunxis Community College

    271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, Connecticut 06032-3187

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  25. Western Connecticut State University

    181 White Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810-6826

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  26. University of Phoenix-Fairfield County Campus

    535 Connecticut Ave, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854-1700

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Connecticut Vs. National Accounting Employment

Connecticut 45,170
National 3,526,740

Of all of the accounting professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Connecticut.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Connecticut

55,000 55,270 52,680 47,750 45,170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Accounting is a shrinking field in Connecticut. 9,830 less accounting professionals were working in Connecticut in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 18% in Connecticut. This is faster than the trend for accounting professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% between 2006 and 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Connecticut

$46,702 $48,735 $49,493 $49,927 $50,887
$49,084 $50,735 $51,943 $53,614 $54,947
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
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In Connecticut, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. In 2006 accounting professionals made a mean salary of $46,702 per year, and in 2010 they made $50,887 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Connecticut

10th percentile
$32,210
25th percentile
$39,478
50th percentile
$48,995
75th percentile
$59,313
90th percentile
$72,038

Thus, accounting professionals' salaries grew by 8% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 124% pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting in Connecticut.

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Connecticut

Accounting
$50,887
Business
$108,165
Business Administration
$107,960
Finance
$90,113
Forensic Accounting
$74,350
Small Business
$139,080

Accounting professionals in Connecticut earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Accounting programs available for each degree type for all schools in Connecticut

associate
14
bachelor
14
master
6
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Certificate
14
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The number of students graduating from the 26 accredited accounting schools in Connecticut is decreasing. In Connecticut, there were 859 graduates in 2006. And there were 729 graduates from accounting courses in 2010.

This represents a 15% decrease in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Connecticut state. A majority of these graduates, or 29%, graduated with a associate's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Connecticut

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