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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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The 2023 Foster Awards: recognizing extraordinary faculty and staff achievement

It’s that time of the year to roll out the purple carpet and celebrate The Fosters. These annual awards honor the best and brightest achievements during the 2022-2023 academic year by faculty and staff at the University of Washington Foster…

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June 9, 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.