MS Accounting

Purdue University

West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
MS Accounting
Duration10 Months
LevelMasters Program
  • Master of Science with a concentration in Accounting program is ranked #1 among North American MS Accounting and Auditing programs by Eduniversal
  • MS in Accounting program is ranked # 31 by The Financial Engineer
  • Program helps students to prepare the CPA exam while enhancing technical skills, improvising oral & written communication skills as well as developing critical thinking & leadership
  • Program features a flexible curriculum that encourages students to tailor their coursework to career goals that includes a combination of required and elective courses all while becoming CPA-exam ready
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2526780 INR
Hostel & Meals806519 INR
Insurance96970 INR
Application Fee5493 INR
Total908982 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. four-year baccalaureate degree with a major in Accounting based on U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (U.S. GAAP)
  • Although not mandatory, students are expected to have internship or co-op experiences
  • At least 1 year of internship is strongly preferred
  • Cumulative Grade Point Average from most recently conferred undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree with 3.0 or equivalent (A=4.0)
ExamsTOEFL: 93
With Writing 20, Speaking 22, Listening 18, Reading 22
IELTS: 7.5
With 7.0 required for each section
GMAT: Accepted

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  • Submit academic transcripts
  • Statement of Purpose (500 words max): Some topics you may wish to discuss include a brief academic and professional background, reason for seeking a Master’s degree at Purdue, desired career path after graduation and your thoughts on giving back as a student and as an alumnus
  • Required essay on Integrity (500 words max): What does integrity mean to you? How does integrity relate to building communities of trust in academic, personal, and professional settings? What expectations should Purdue have towards its students with regard to academic integrity? What consequences should students face when standards are not upheld?
  • Optional Essay: (250 words max)
  • Video Essay: A link for the required online (KIRA) video interview/essay section is provided in the application portal once the application is submitted. Students will respond to 3 to 5 video essay questions
  • Two recommendations preferably one from direct supervisors and from employers who are able to render an opinion on the basis of close, current, and sustained observation
  • Resume is required
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