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College of Business

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Get Career-Ready with the B.S. in Accounting degree

Job opportunities abound for qualified accountants. With Wilmington University’s affordable bachelor’s in accounting degree program, you’ll be fully prepared to start your career in public, private or governmental accounting. And you’ll love the flexibility of earning your accounting degree in person, 100% online, or a combination of both.


Closing the Job GAAP with your accounting degree

Develop your analytical accounting skills and get the technological know-how to excel in accounting jobs in any industry. Coursework like Advanced Accounting I and II gives you the spreadsheet and software skills to prepare a complete financial package in conformity with GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles). The WilmU accounting degree program emphasizes practical content that ensures you are 100% job-ready when you graduate.

Comprehensive Preparation for CPA Jobs

WilmU’s Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Review Course/Accounting Review Certificate will not only prepare you to sit for the CPA exam but will provide you with 120 hours toward the 150-hour requirement to become a licensed CPA. Offered in Delaware only by Wilmington University!

Small Accounting Classes with Expert, Caring Faculty

The Accounting bachelor’s degree program is designed and instructed by experienced, practicing accountants and other leading business professionals. Our low, 17:1 student-to-faculty ratio means you’ll always have access to the instructors of your accounting classes.


Accredited B.S. in Accounting
The Wilmington University B.S. in Accounting is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

Finish your accounting degree faster by transferring credits.
40 courses 120 total credits

$1,116 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit course taken at our
New Castle campus or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your B.S. in accounting degree.

Career and industry outlook for B.S. in Accounting graduates.

Start a career in a growing field with your B.S in Accounting.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC, 2018

6.9% Job Growth

More than 28,300 Annual Openings

$33.88 Median Hourly Earnings

I returned to college to advance my career opportunities. WilmU offered me a schedule that was ideally suited to my lifestyle. —Chanel Wayman, BS in Accounting
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