12 months
25791 USD/year
25791 USD/year
10520 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you’re preparing to sit for the national Uniform CPA Exam or are looking to expand your career opportunities, the Accountancy program from Colorado State University is designed to help you achieve your professional goals.

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Utilizing theory-driven coursework and supported by job-related practical skills, this Accountancy program from Colorado State University prepares you for a successful career in a variety of fields, public and private firms and industries.

The national Uniform CPA Exam requires a breadth of knowledge. Our AACSB-accredited Master of Accountancy program teaches you what you need to sit for – and pass – this exam. Our students’ CPA exam first-time pass rate of 60 percent exceeds both state and national rates.

Prepare for the CPA Exam and the Next Step in Your Career

After completing our Master of Accountancy program, you’ll be ready to secure a competitive accounting or management position in myriad industries. In a 2020 study conducted by U.S. News and World Report, 45 percent of employers plan on hiring Master of Accountancy graduates in the coming year. And with a job field that’s expected to grow 6 percent by 2028, it’s an opportune time to invest in yourself and your accounting knowledge.



Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Ethics and Responsibilities
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Auditing
  • Oil and Gas Accounting
  • Issues in Financial Reporting and Auditing
  •  State and Local Taxation
  • Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Early applicants: apply by Jan. 1
  • All remaining applicants: apply by July 1


30 SCH

15 core, 15 elective


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Academic performance explanation (if GPA is below 3.00)
  • Three professional recommendations
  • GMAT or waiver form
  • English language proficiency test (if needed)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Current resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25791 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25791 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25791 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10520 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Fort Collins

1210 - 1800 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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