Ensure the Scholastic Quality of Incoming Students

The SOA restricts admission to the accounting major through two courses (Intermediate I and Cost Accounting). Currently, incoming undergraduate accounting students must have achieved a 3.0 overall GPA and have earned a B or better in the first introductory accounting course. In addition, students must pass a qualifying exam before being permitted to enroll in Acct 3110.  Subsequent courses require Acct 3110 and/or Acct 3310 as pre-requisites. Students admitted to the Master of Accounting program must have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better, and in addition, score at least at the 50th percentile across all sections of the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). 

 

Average ACT and GPA for incoming majors

  2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Number of Students 125  97  107 110 111 120
Average ACT 25.0 25.5  25.0 25 25 25
Average GPA 3.50  3.54  3.52 3.49 3.51 3.57

Graduate (MAcc) Student Enrollment

  2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Applied 79  55  50 99 73 60
Accepted 42  37  39 68 51 44
Enrolled 40  29  31 50 46 39
Average GMAT 623  655  623 620 610 638