Accounting Schools In Virginia

In Virginia, there are 57 accredited schools where accounting classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the accounting academic community in Virginia, and the future trends in accounting training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Averett University

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  2. Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave

    1 College Lane, Weyers Cave, Virginia 24486-0080

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  3. Bluefield College

    3000 College Dr, Bluefield, Virginia 24605

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  4. College of William and Mary

    Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-8795

    33 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Central Virginia Community College

    3506 Wards Rd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502-2498

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  6. Bryant and Stratton College-Virginia Beach

    301 Centre Pointe Dr, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  7. Bryant and Stratton College-Richmond

    8141 Hull St Rd, Richmond, Virginia 23235

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  8. Danville Community College

    1008 S Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541-4004

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  9. Emory and Henry College

    30461 Garnand Drive, Emory, Virginia 24327-0947

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  10. Eastern Mennonite University

    1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802-2462

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  11. Ferrum College

    215 Ferrum Mountain Road, Ferrum, Virginia 24088-9000

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  12. George Mason University

    4400 University Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Germanna Community College

    2130 Germanna Hwy, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-2102

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  14. Hampton University

    Hampton, Virginia 23668-0099

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  15. J Sargeant Reynolds Community College

    1651 E Parham Road, Richmond, Virginia 23228-2327

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  16. James Madison University

    800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

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  17. John Tyler Community College

    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, Virginia 23831-5316

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  18. Everest College-Newport News

    803 Diligence Drive, Newport News, Virginia 23606

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  19. Liberty University

    1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

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  20. Lord Fairfax Community College

    173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown, Virginia 22645

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  21. Lynchburg College

    1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg, Virginia 24501-3113

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  22. University of Mary Washington

    1301 College Ave, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401-5300

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  23. Mountain Empire Community College

    3441 Mountain Empire Road, Big Stone Gap, Virginia 24219

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  24. National College-Salem

    1813 E Main St, Salem, Virginia 24153

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  25. New River Community College

    5251 College Drive, Dublin, Virginia 24084-1127

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  26. Norfolk State University

    700 Park Ave, Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8000

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  27. Northern Virginia Community College

    4001 Wakefield Chapel Rd, Annandale, Virginia 22003-3796

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  28. Old Dominion University

    5115 Hampton Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23529

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  29. Patrick Henry Community College

    645 Patriot Avenue, Martinsville, Virginia 24112

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  30. Piedmont Virginia Community College

    501 College Drive, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902-7589

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  31. Radford University

    801 East Main Street, Radford, Virginia 24141-0672

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  32. Randolph-Macon College

    204 Henry St, Ashland, Virginia 23005-5505

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  33. Rappahannock Community College

    12745 College Drive, Glenns, Virginia 23149-2616

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  34. University of Richmond

    28 Westhampton Way, Richmond, Virginia 23173

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  35. Saint Pauls College

    115 College Drive, Lawrenceville, Virginia 23868

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  36. Southwest Virginia Community College

    369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill, Richlands, Virginia 24641-1101

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  37. Strayer Virginia

    2121 15th Street N, Arlington, Virginia 22207

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  38. Thomas Nelson Community College

    99 Thomas Nelson Drive, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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  39. Tidewater Community College

    121 College Place, Norfolk, Virginia 23510

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  40. Virginia Highlands Community College

    100 VHCC Drive, Abingdon, Virginia 24212-0828

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  41. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  42. Virginia Western Community College

    3093 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, Virginia 24015

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  43. Virginia Commonwealth University

    910 W Franklin St, Richmond, Virginia 23284-2512

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  44. University of Virginia-Main Campus

    Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

    25 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  45. Virginia State University

    One Hayden Drive, Petersburg, Virginia 23806

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  46. Virginia Union University

    1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, Virginia 23220

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  47. Washington and Lee University

    204 West Washington Street, Lexington, Virginia 24450-2116

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  48. Wytheville Community College

    1000 E Main Street, Wytheville, Virginia 24382-3308

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  49. ECPI College of Technology

    5555 Greenwich Rd Ste 300, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462

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  50. Stratford University

    7777 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia 22043-2403

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  51. Everest College-Chesapeake

    825 Greenbrier Circle, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320

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  52. DeVry University-Virginia

    2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3843

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  53. University of Phoenix-Northern Virginia Campus

    11730 Plaza America Dr Ste 200, Reston, Virginia 20190-4750

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  54. Potomac College in Herndon

    1029 Herndon Pkwy, Herndon, Virginia 20170

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  55. University of Phoenix-Richmond Campus

    6600 W Broad St, Richmond, Virginia 23230-1709

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  56. Averett University-Non-Traditional Programs

    420 W Main St, Danville, Virginia 24541

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  57. Bryant & Stratton College-Hampton

    4410 East Claiborne Square, Suite 233, Hampton, Virginia 23666

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Cities

  1. Accounting Schools in Richmond, VA6 Schools
  2. Accounting Schools in Norfolk, VA3 Schools
  3. Accounting Schools in Hampton, VA3 Schools
  4. Accounting Schools in Lynchburg, VA3 Schools
  5. Accounting Schools in Danville, VA3 Schools
  6. Accounting Schools in Harrisonburg, VA2 Schools
  7. Accounting Schools in Charlottesville, VA2 Schools
  8. Accounting Schools in Virginia Beach, VA2 Schools
  9. Accounting Schools in Arlington, VA2 Schools
  10. Accounting Schools in Newport News, VA1 Schools
  11. Accounting Schools in Dublin, VA1 Schools
  12. Accounting Schools in Middletown, VA1 Schools
  13. Accounting Schools in Ferrum, VA1 Schools
  14. Accounting Schools in Martinsville, VA1 Schools
  15. Accounting Schools in Radford, VA1 Schools
  16. Accounting Schools in Ashland, VA1 Schools
  17. Accounting Schools in Salem, VA1 Schools
  18. Accounting Schools in Williamsburg, VA1 Schools
  19. Accounting Schools in Abingdon, VA1 Schools
  20. Accounting Schools in Big Stone Gap, VA1 Schools
  21. Accounting Schools in Chesapeake, VA1 Schools
  22. Accounting Schools in Emory, VA1 Schools
  23. Accounting Schools in Wytheville, VA1 Schools
  24. Accounting Schools in Herndon, VA1 Schools
  25. Accounting Schools in Lexington, VA1 Schools
  26. Accounting Schools in Reston, VA1 Schools
  27. Accounting Schools in Weyers Cave, VA1 Schools
  28. Accounting Schools in Annandale, VA1 Schools
  29. Accounting Schools in Petersburg, VA1 Schools
  30. Accounting Schools in Fairfax, VA1 Schools
  31. Accounting Schools in Chester, VA1 Schools
  32. Accounting Schools in Falls Church, VA1 Schools
  33. Accounting Schools in Lawrenceville, VA1 Schools
  34. Accounting Schools in Bluefield, VA1 Schools
  35. Accounting Schools in Roanoke, VA1 Schools
  36. Accounting Schools in Richlands, VA1 Schools
  37. Accounting Schools in Fredericksburg, VA1 Schools
  38. Accounting Schools in Blacksburg, VA1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Virginia Vs. National Accounting Employment

Virginia 98,910
National 3,526,740

Approximately 3% of the country's accounting professionals work in Virginia state.

Employment Growth for Accounting professionals In Virginia

106,440 105,260 106,090 102,640 98,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Virginia, accounting is a shrinking field. There were 7,530 less accounting professionals working in Virginia in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of accounting has shrunk by 7% in Virginia. This decline is slower than the change in the number of accounting professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of accounting professionals has shrunk by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Accounting VS. All Professions salaries in Virginia

$43,653 $45,670 $47,705 $48,647 $49,843
$46,318 $48,287 $49,095 $50,643 $51,501
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Accounting
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Virginia, as the number of accounting professionals is declining, the salaries earned by accounting professionals are increasing. The mean salary for accounting professionals in 2006 was $43,653 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $49,843 per year.

Salary percentiles for Accounting professionals in Virginia

10th percentile
$29,920
25th percentile
$36,942
50th percentile
$46,890
75th percentile
$60,075
90th percentile
$73,675

This represents a growth in salaries of 12%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Virginia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of accounting. The pay differential between the highest paid accounting professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 146%

Average Salaries for Accounting professionals and related professions in Virginia

Accounting
$49,843
Business
$101,816
Business Administration
$95,770
Finance
$79,644
Forensic Accounting
$71,593
Small Business
$122,420

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

Educational Trends

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

associate
27
bachelor
28
master
13
doctor
0
Certificate
17
Total85

The number of students graduating from the 57 accredited accounting schools in Virginia is increasing. In 2006 there were 1,304 accounting graduates from accounting courses in Virginia and in 2010 there were 2,314 graduates.

This represents a 77% increase in the number of accounting degree or certificate school graduates in Virginia state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Accounting Faculty Salaries in Virginia

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