Loyola University Chicago

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
4488 USD/year
4488 USD/year
Tuition fee
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With its emphasis on accounting and responsible leadership, Loyola University Chicago’s Master of Science in Accountancy program gives you the foundation you need to excel in today’s constantly changing regulatory environment.


Successful Accountancy students at Loyola University Chicago come from a variety of backgrounds. Many of our graduate students come from undergraduate programs in accounting and business. Others are working professionals looking to advance their careers or professionals who are considering a career change into accounting.

And because we’re located in Chicago, you'll have access to the USA’s top accounting firms—plus the hundreds of other companies based in the region.


Graduates of our master's degree in accounting have one of the highest average passing rates in Illinois on the CPA exam. In the last three years, MSA graduates have been hired by top accounting firms, including Deloitte, PwC, RSM, EY, PepsiCo, Northern Trust, Baker Tilly, Grant Thornton, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Issues in Financial Reporting
  • Federal Taxes
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Special Topics (as needed)
  • Managerial Accounting
  • International Accounting
  • Tax Research
  • State, Local, and International Tax

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Statement of PurposeTest Scores (GMAT or GRE)
  • Professional Resume
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4488 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4488 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4488 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4488 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

$4,488.00 / course


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Loyola University Chicago


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