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Accounting at UMSL

The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is ranked in the top 3% of business schools in the United States by Princeton Review. We are the only university in St. Louis accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.

Accounting Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Accounting
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting

UMSL Accounting students perform well above the national average in pass rate and score on the CPA exam.

What UMSL has to offer

Our faculty are recognized for research impact in their fields, but they are not only scholars. They are mentors, passionate about what they do, offering support through informal conversations, career events, seminars, workshops and more. Our internship program helps students secure diverse work experiences from Fortune 500 firms as well as local small businesses. We are invested in the success of every student. For more on other interest areas in UMSL Business, visit

UMSL consistently offers the highest quality business education. Our faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized researchers, scholars, and authors. UMSL plays an important role in the local business community. Over 21,000 of UMSL Business alumni live and work in the region, 800 of them are owners, presidents, managing partners, and c-level executives. Based on a 2015 survey by UMSL Career Services, 100% of accounting and 92.5% of all UMSL Business undergraduate alumni have a job or are pursuing a graduate degree within 6 months of graduation.

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Career Opportunities

UMSL At A Glance

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.


UMSL offers 46 undergraduate degrees from our five colleges.


We have seven pre-professional degree tracks.


And we partner with more than 400 companies and organizations for our internship programs. You will get out of the classroom, gain practical experience, make connections and jump-start your career.

St. Louis

St. Louis:
Something For Everyone

UMSL is a vital part of St. Louis, and the city and surrounding areas make up the most culturally vibrant region in Missouri. That means we offer you more than a top-ranked learning environment.

There's a night out with friends on Washington Avenue. An exhibit opening at the Saint Louis Zoo. A home run celebration at Busch Stadium. St. Louis is a place where you can be you.