Fisher School of Accounting

All Fisher School programs in top 10 among publics in PAR rankings

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  The Fisher School of Accounting’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs all rose on the Public Accounting Report’s (PAR) 37thAnnual Survey of Accounting Professors. Each of the programs jumped into the top 10 among publics and the top 15 overall.

The undergraduate program rose to No. 5 among publics and No. 8 overall. The master’s program at the Fisher School rose to No. 4 among publics and No. 7 overall. The Fisher School’s doctoral program also jumped to No. 10 among publics and No. 13 overall.

“We are so proud that accounting professors across the nation view our programs as some of the best,” said Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting. “We strive for excellence in all we do, and we’re grateful for this recognition from our peers.”

The Fisher School’s undergraduate and master’s programs also ranked highly among programs with 17-23 full-time faculty members. The undergraduate and master’s programs both ranked No. 2 overall. The two programs were also ranked the No. 2 (among undergraduate programs) and No. 1 (among master’s programs) in the South on the PAR’s rankings list by region.

The PAR Annual Survey of Accounting Professors ranks the top undergraduate, graduate and doctoral accounting programs. Nearly, 1,000 eligible accounting professors from approximately 200 U.S. colleges and universities that offer accounting degrees participated in the 2018 survey.

The Fisher School serves business and accounting professionals and educators through innovative and high-quality teaching and research with a focus on providing the education necessary for successful careers in leadership positions. The School promotes the understanding and practice of accounting and business through its research, teaching and service.