Our Ranking Methodology

The school rankings on our site are created from data collected by IPEDS and College Navigator, sources managed by the National Center for Education Statistics. These nationally recognized, reputable sites maintain the most up-to-date, accurate school information available, so you can be confident our rankings are both current and reliable.

Our Metrics

We use the following data points within our methodology to create unique program rankings. To be included, a school must report at least four out of the six following metrics. All of these indicators are weighted equally in order to produce as fair and accurate a list as possible.

Acceptance Rate

Enrollment Rate

Retention Rate

Graduation Rate

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Average Loan Default Rate

We know that finding the best program possible to fit your needs is an essential first step in your accounting career, and we do everything we can to ensure that the data we provide is relevant and precise. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.