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Department of Accounting

We are a learning community of faculty, staff, students, alumni, and business leaders dedicated to the creation, dissemination, and application of accounting knowledge. To meet our goals, our world-class faculty provide excellent instruction to the business community through highly rated undergraduate and graduate programs and increase our knowledge of financial reporting, capital markets, & behaviors of stakeholders through influential and impactful research inquiries.


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Foster is #10 in the nation for accounting research, #2 for financial accounting research in latest BYU Accounting Rankings

The annual BYU Accounting Rankings list the University of Washington Foster School of Business at #10 in the United States (#12 in the world) for accounting research published in the discipline’s top 12 journals over the past six years (2017-2022).…

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March 6, 2023

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U.S. News & World Report recognized Foster’s academic departments among the elite programs in the U.S. From more than 360 graduate schools surveyed Entrepreneurship #24 and Accounting #35 See more rankings.