Accounting Interns
Accounting interns at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Cory Edwards '08, Lindsay Brown '08, and Abby Sullivan '08.
Accounting Major


IWU accounting graduates repeatedly have the highest pass rate on the CPA exam of any accounting program in the state of Illinois, and in 2007 they recorded the eighth-highest pass rate in the nation.

Unlike most traditional four-year colleges — where students may face as much as an extra year of coursework to meet the 150 hours required to take the CPA exam in most states — at Illinois Wesleyan, through careful planning, accounting students typically meet the requirement within four years with no overloading.  

Junior accounting majors at IWU may apply for a full-time 10-week internship during their spring semester. Participating students remain on track to graduate in four years and have often secured a job by the
end of this program.

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Accounting Department

Career Connector

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Major in Accounting

Jerry Olson

Prof. Jerry Olson

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Sample Four-Year Curriculum

This is just an example four-year plan; your actual schedule can/will deviate from this sample. Your faculty advisor will work with you to match appropriate courses with your interests.

Once enrolled, all students will have a degree evaluation tool available to them on MyIWU. This will help you determine what courses are required to graduate on time.