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September 26, 2023

(UPDATE) Which School Tops U.S. News Rankings in Undergrad Accounting?

Ed. note: U.S. News and World Report has issued a correction, stating they "incorrectly loaded peer reputation scores." The corrected ranking may be found below. Sorry, University of Illinois!

RANKINGS. Love them or hate them, how else are we supposed to know who we're better than?

The 30th edition of U.S. News and World Report best colleges rankings are out and here's how your top 5 accounting ungrad programs stack up:

#1 University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign

#2 Brigham Young University–Provo

#3 University of Notre Dame

#4 (Tie) University of Pennsylvania

#4 (Tie) University of Southern California

Notably, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign also ranks #3 on the list of top graduate accounting schools.

Let's check out the table for more info:

You can see the ranking methodology here, and then you can take to the comments to bicker about these rankings and tell us how much better your school is than any of these clowns.

UPDATE: The real #1 here is University of Texas – Austin according to U.S News' updated, corrected rankings. The top five schools listed above are still in correct order, just one position lower than before.

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