Accounting & Finance

Department of Accounting and Finance

Learning accounting, the language of business, and how to critically analyze business transactions goes to the heart of the accounting program. Our faculty bring public, private, and international accounting experience to the classroom that is relevant and timely for the dynamic practice of accounting.

Benefits at WIU

  • AACSB Accredited Program
  • Highest overall pass rate of 70.67% on the CPA exam for 2017 among all Illinois public universities
  • Join the CPA Project - study and sit for all four parts of the CPA while in your Master of Accountancy program
  • Award winning student organizations - The WIU Beta Alpha Psi chapter has been a Gold Challenge Award winner for three of the last four years, placing them in the top 10 student chapters in the world
  • Over $150,000 awarded in scholarships and assistantships awarded to accounting and finance students in 2018
  • Supportive alumni base to build your professional network and secure internship and employment opportunities
  • Employment rate within 3 months of graduation: MAcc 100% and BB in Accountancy 94%