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Top 12%

in the Country for Research!

BYU 2017 Research Rankings





For most papers published in the Journal of Information Systems between 2004-2013



In Accounting Information Systems Research

BYU 2016 accounting rankings



 Accounting is the universal language of business

Accounting is the universal language of business, spoken around the world by business and government leaders, investors, analysts, and others seeking to measure, understand, and apply the dynamics of financial success. Today, more than ever, businesses need Iowa State University accounting graduates who understand financial data to help guide their organizations through changing accounting regulations and tight economic times.


The Accounting major prepares students to analyze, synthesize and report data so others can use it to make informed decisions. The Accounting degree helps students pursue diverse careers in business and accounting including auditing, consulting, public accounting, budgeting, and forecasting.



Average starting salary for undergraduate Accounting graduates from Iowa State University.

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Of Accounting undergraduates reported they were working, continuing their education or serving in the military within six months of graduation.

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Accounting Requirements

Accounting Department

College of Business

2330 Gerdin Business Building

Iowa State University

Ames, IA 50011

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CPA Information

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Iowa Society of CPAs (Iowa's 150 Hour Law)

1415 28th Street, Suite 450

West Des Moines, IA 50266-1419


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American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

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Jersey City, NJ 07303-2209


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Iowa Board of Accountancy (CPA Information)

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Ankeny, IA 50021-3941


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