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GVSU accounting program ranked among most affordable

Posted on March 16, 2016

Grand Valley's accounting program was ranked as one of the most affordable undergraduate accounting school programs by Accounting Degree Review.

Grand Valley's program was ranked in the top 10, alongside universities such as Brigham Young, Central Washington and Missouri State, after being evaluated on academic quality, student satisfaction, accreditation, reputation and cost.

Accounting Degree Review researched undergraduate accounting programs in the nation accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and calculated tuition costs to come up with the most affordable undergraduate accounting programs.

Grand Valley's School of Accounting offers three degree programs: Bachelor of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accounting and Master of Science in Taxation. The programs are designed to put students on a successful path to careers as certified public accountants, tax accountants, general accountants, internal auditors and more.

Students in the program consistently rank above the average on CPA exam results and are recruited by firms such as BDO, Beene Garter, Crowe Horwath, Dow Chemical, Plante Moran, Perrigo, Steelcase, Rehmann and Whirlpool.

Student organizations include Beta Alpha Psi, Association of Latino Professionals in Finance & Accounting, Student Institute of Internal Auditors and Student Institute of Management Accountants Chapter.