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# Public Accounting Report 2009 Ranking - Undergrad, MS, & PHD

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Public Accounting Report 2009 - Undergraduate, MS Accounting & PHD Rankings

Wait is over. Here's the latest PAR 2009 rankings for undergraduate and graduate accounting programs in the country.
A lot has changed from 2008 ranking....

REVISED

Last Year's Thread (2008 Rankings)
2008-public-accounting-report-ms-in-accounting-ranking-74038.html

Okay, apparently, starting this year, they divided the ranking up to 3 different level of schools.

GROUP I = LARGE
GROUP II = MID SIZE
GROUP III - SMALL

Overall Ranking for 2009
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Group I Ranking for 2009
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Group II Ranking for 2009
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Group III Ranking for 2009
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PHD Ranking for 2009
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22 Dec 2009, 14:00
Have no idea why so many top programs disappeared from this year's rankings....
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22 Dec 2009, 14:43
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Have no idea why so many top programs disappeared from this year's rankings....

I think they must have changed the ranking system and this post may be missing some of the other 'divisions.'

If you look on UTA's MPA site, they claim that they are #2 for 2009 - http://blogs.mccombs.utexas.edu/mpa-new ... -rankings/
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22 Dec 2009, 14:50
yes I think their doing tiers based on sizes, Texas already claimed #1 masters while Illinois claimed #1 undergrad. William and Mary and Vandy are small programs if i recall
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22 Dec 2009, 15:12
Cyan wrote:
yes I think their doing tiers based on sizes, Texas already claimed #1 masters while Illinois claimed #1 undergrad. William and Mary and Vandy are small programs if i recall

they apparently revised ranking by different school size this year. Post revised with all the rankings now.
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22 Dec 2009, 15:18
any clue why UNC and UF are Group 2 schools? I thought they were sizable programs?
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22 Dec 2009, 15:24
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any clue why UNC and UF are Group 2 schools? I thought they were sizable programs?

Explanation for School Rankings

"Because the participation level in PAR’s professor survey has increased so substantially
since 2005, PAR felt that the Top 25 rankings for undergraduate graduate and
doctoral were good, they may not be giving a complete picture compared to earlier
years when the survey had far fewer particpants. This year we decided to present the
overall rankings as we traditionally have and offer an expanded look based on separating
schools in one of three groups, Group I, Group II and Group III. The groupings
were based on a methodology tied to number of teaching professors at the institution.
Group I is the largest, Group II mid-size and Group III the smallest group."

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07 Jan 2010, 07:16
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Explanation for School Rankings

"Because the participation level in PAR’s professor survey has increased so substantially
since 2005, PAR felt that the Top 25 rankings for undergraduate graduate and
doctoral were good, they may not be giving a complete picture compared to earlier
years when the survey had far fewer particpants. This year we decided to present the
overall rankings as we traditionally have and offer an expanded look based on separating
schools in one of three groups, Group I, Group II and Group III. The groupings
were based on a methodology tied to number of teaching professors at the institution
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Group I is the largest, Group II mid-size and Group III the smallest group."

(bold sentence = my emphasis)

Seems like the rankings are also tied to number of teaching professors; 24 out of the 25 top schools in the overall undergrad rankings are from Group I, with William & Mary the lone exception (in graduate programs it's 23 out of 25).

Anyone knows why William & Mary is actually in both Group I and Group III for graduate rankings?

With these types of surveys, we're bound to see a big-name bias but I didn't think it was that crazy.
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09 Jan 2010, 19:25
Do all U.S. schools get rated for this? Surprisingly, I can't find my school on the list (DePaul University)
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21 May 2010, 15:32
wow...those rankings are so different from some of the others....
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06 Sep 2010, 10:36
any clue why this ranking is so different from the USnews ranking?

I can't find many schools on Group II & III in the USnews ranking..
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06 Sep 2010, 15:32
Because the USNews ranks schools in the aggregate and does not split them, use the comprehensive list on top as your rankings.
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06 Sep 2010, 19:02
Instead of surveying professors it seems they would do better to survey based upon hiring practices of Big 4. There are several universities that appear on this list from my old U.S. region, from which we hired very few staff every year, and several that were our 'focus' schools which do not appear here. Very odd.
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26 Sep 2010, 07:05
I wonder why The University of North Texas is not higher on this list?
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27 Sep 2010, 15:34
Interesting the way the ranking is set up.
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I wonder why The University of North Texas is not higher on this list?

Why would it be?
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I wonder why The University of North Texas is not higher on this list?

Why would it be?

This!
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Dawgie wrote:
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I wonder why The University of North Texas is not higher on this list?

Why would it be?

This!

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07 Feb 2011, 16:49
I know the Public Accounting Report 2011 is out. Can someone post it? I know notre dame is now number 4, BYU is still 3, and UT-Austin is still number 1.
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04 Nov 2011, 04:18
Can't find the results.. if there are any published at all?
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