LSUS Accounting Program Ranked #28 Most Affordable in Country, #1 in LA for 2021

LSU Shreveport has been ranked No. 28 nationally in the Discover Accounting ranking of Top 101 Most Affordable Accounting Schools. The ranking puts the university’s Bachelor of Science in Accounting program as No. 1 in the state of Louisiana.  

Discover Accounting is a resource for prospective students to learn about how to start an accounting career, including a ranking of most affordable accounting programs nationwide. Rankings are determined using a variety of factors including retention rate, graduation rate, admission rate, cost of tuition, graduating salary, number of programs offered, online programs offered, loan default rate, and percent of students receiving financial aid. Affordability rankings, such as the one designated to LSUS’ accounting program, is also determined by quality of education and net price. A full outline of the ranking methodology can be found here. 

Accuracy of data is a high priority for Discover Accounting, and they pull their research from entities including the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), College Scorecard, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and PayScale. 

The LSU Shreveport Bachelor of Science in Accounting offers a quality curriculum that follows either a general accounting or public accounting concentration track. The university also boasts next steps in its greatly successful MBA program that allows students to simultaneously complete necessary Certified Public Accountant (CPA) coursework. 

Nancy Albers, the Dean of the College of Business, said “We are honored to have been recognized by Discover Accounting for the quality and affordability of our accounting program. LSUS works consistently on keeping our curriculum current and relevant.” 

For more information about the Bachelor of Science in Accounting program at LSU Shreveport, visit the Department of Accounting and Business Law webpage here.

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