Bloomberg Businessweek ranks undergraduate accounting program #9 nationally

4.25.2013 Faculty News, News Release

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. April 25, 2013 – Wake Forest University School of Business ranks ninth nationally among top business schools for accounting, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.  The specialized survey is part of the publication’s 2013 Best Undergraduate Business Schools ranking of 124 schools and highlights experiences from students.

“This ranking should be especially gratifying to our students and faculty,” Jack Wilkerson, senior associate dean of accountancy programs said. “It demonstrates that the extremely hard work our students put into their studies coupled with the rigorous curriculum our faculty have built and deliver pays off in the form of national visibility and recognition.”

The publication recently continued to rank Wake Forest’s Undergraduate Business program #1 in the nation for academic quality.  The program gained a slight increase to  #18 overall in the most recent results.

To view full ranking detail and methodology, visit Bloomberg Businessweek.

Wake Forest is the only business school in North Carolina to make this national top ten list for undergraduate accounting programs.

Additionally, Wake Forest’s Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program boasts the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accountant exam, earning the top ranking more than ten times since the program began in 1997 and more than any other university during the same time period. The MSA program also offers 100% placement rate at graduation.