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DePaul offers customized degree options for both undergraduate and graduate students with an unsurpassed track record of job placement.

Located in the heart of Chicago’s financial and business community​, DePaul's School of Accountancy and Management Information Systems (MIS) is in a unique position to connect students with prominent corporate executives and top-performing companies in various industries. Highlights of our accounting program include:

  • Strong career outcomes. 85 to 92% of accounting students are employed or in graduate school at the time of graduation or 6 months following graduation. In 2013, the average starting salary for accounting graduates was $53,524.

  • Based in a business college with the highest ranking overall undergraduate business program in Chicago, (ranked 60 out of 124 colleges), according to Bloomberg's Businessweek (2013).

  • Five-Year Accountancy program. Combining the bachelor's degree and Master of Accountancy (MACC) degree, student take three graduate classes during senior year at undergraduate tuition rate, then finish nine graduate classes to complete the master’s degree.

  • No. 1 ranked Master of Science in Taxation (M.S.T.) program ​in the country, according to a survey of corporate tax firm CEOs and M.S.T. alumni conducted by JobsinTax.com (2013).

  • CPA Exam Review. Preparing exam candidates for over 60 years, the Review is offered through online classes to prepare candidates to successfully pass the CPA exam.

  • Dedicated career management. Accounting students have a dedicated career specialist who works with undergraduate students. The department also has a faculty advisor for career management and mentoring.

  • Internal scholarships. Annually the departments awards approximately $300,000 in scholarship funds to both first-year students and to transfer students, supported by alumni, current staff and faculty, firms, and other donors.

Contact Information

School of Accountancy & Management Information Systems
1 East Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604-2287
Phone: 312/362-8770
Fax: 312/362-6208
E-mail: accountancy@depaul.edu​​​