Almost one-third (31%) of new graduate hires in public accounting in 2018 were nonaccounting graduates, an AICPA survey shows. While enrollments and graduates are down, the 208,000 students projected to be enrolled in undergraduate accounting programs in 2017 to 2018 marked the second-highest total ever, and the 76,542 projected total of bachelor's and master's degrees earned remained above prerecession levels.
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