Rankings

Mays’ accounting programs are nationally recognized for excellence. Our undergraduate and graduate programs both rank in the top ten in the nation:

  • 1st in master’s in accounting in North America, Eduniversal (2018)
  • Public Accounting Report (2017)
    • 9th nationally, undergraduate programs
    • 10th nationally, master’s programs
    • 9th nationally, doctoral program
  • 2nd U.S. public program (#10 overall globally), Financial Times (2015)
  • 15th public (tied), undergraduate program (25th overall), U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Tied 11th public graduate program, U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Accounting Program Research Rankings by Topical Area and Methodology, Brigham Young University (2017) – The BYU rankings compare 293 accounting Ph.D. programs around the world, and they are based on publications in leading scholarly journals by recent Ph.D. program graduates (from 2009-2017) during the first three years and first six years of their careers as faculty members.
    • 1st in the world for accounting Ph.D. program
    • 1st in nation for financial accounting research
    • 1st in the nation for audit research
    • 3rd in the nation for tax research