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University of South Florida

Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Accountancy (M Acc) Accountancy Assurance
Master of Accountancy (M Acc) Accountancy Tax
Master of Accountancy (M Acc) Accountancy Corporate accounting
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Accountancy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 58
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GMAT or GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

102
Applied
54
Accepted
43
Enrolled
53%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in general upper-level coursework and in upper-level accounting coursework (minimum of 21 hours at a U.S. accredited program within past 5 years)
Doctoral Degree Exam GMAT or GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Personal statement, recommendations, interview

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

100
Total Graduate Students
26%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 19%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3%
Unknown 1%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Auditing, auditor independence, audit committee decisions, fraud detection and reporting, disclosure effects, effects of information technology on accounting, governmental accounting/auditing, accounting information systems, data modeling and design methodologies for accounting systems, auditing computer-based systems, expert systems, group support systems in accounting, fair value accounting issues, corporate governance, financial accounting, financial reporting quality
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Uday Murthy
Interim Director, School of Accountancy
Email: umurthy@usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6516
Fax: 813-974-6528