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Miami accounting ranks seventh in the nation

09/15/1998

OXFORD, Ohio -- Miami University's undergraduate accounting program is

seventh in the nation, according to a survey by the Public Accounting Report,

an independent newsletter of the accounting profession.

More than 150 accounting department chairs and professors from colleges and

universities throughout the U.S. ranked undergraduate, graduate and doctoral

programs.

"It's a major accomplishment to be in the top ten," said Daniel Short, dean of

Miami's Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration.

John Cumming, chair of the accountancy department, said Miami is unique among

other schools in the top ten.

"This is quite a distinction for our program," he said. "We are committed to

undergraduate education, yet we are ranked with the top research universities

in the field."

Traditionally, Miami has been a target school for corporations and the Big Six

accounting firms, Cumming said.

For additional information, contact David Thomas at 513-529-7592.

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