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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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Stephanie Grant named an academic fellow at the Securities and Exchange Commission

Stephanie Grant, an associate professor of accounting at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, is this year’s academic fellow in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Office of…

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December 22, 2022

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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.