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Accounting is the financial language of business. It facilitates informed judgments and decisions through the process of analyzing, measuring, and communicating economic activities. Students at Niagara University learn this language via close instruction from a diverse cadre of faculty made up of seasoned professionals who possess extensive industry and teaching experience.

As an added benefit, accounting students at NU have the advantage of earning a degree from an AACSB-accredited institution, the global benchmark of excellence in business and accounting education. An optional 4+1 program accelerates the timeline for adding an MBA to your resume.

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A Cutting-Edge Curriculum

Niagara University prepares students for successful accounting careers in a variety of industries, such as corporate, consulting, forensics, and nonprofit. Small and interactive classes provide engaging learning opportunities amongst peers and professors, while open-door policies are the norm for NU faculty, making them easily accessible for students to ask questions and present ideas. The college maintains close connections with alumni and other industry professionals as a means of providing students with numerous internships and co-ops.

Community Involvement

Through NU’s award-winning Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, students participate in an invaluable learning experience and help those in need.


Members of the Beta Alpha Psi accounting honor society travel across the world to network and gain a broader understanding of financial systems.


All NU accounting faculty are certified public accountants, licensed professionals, and/or doctorally trained. There is even a fraud examiner on staff.

Fraud Examining
Data Analytics
Financial Operations
Tax Planning and Preparation


Median Pay for Accountants and Auditors in May 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.