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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

Accounting

Program Offerings

Academic Division: Williams

Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Science

Academic Programs: Course Offerings:

Example Career Outcomes

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Business School
  • Law School

The accounting major at Washington and Lee University builds on the liberal arts course foundation, increasing analytical and communication skills while providing knowledge necessary to work in any number of business areas. Majors take a combination of accounting, economics, and business administration courses which prepares them for a variety of jobs.

Program Highlights

  • Accounting majors at Washington and Lee University are heavily sought after for internships, in particular for the summer following their junior year. Many go to Big Four accounting firms and major investment banks, often returning for the fall of their senior year with offers of permanent employment following graduation.
  • About one-third of our graduating seniors are recruited by Big Four accounting firms. Another third go to appointments in prestigious investment and commercial banking firms, such as J. P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, UBS, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America.