By tailoring elective courses, MAcc graduates are also well positioned for success in the CPA exam. In fact, our students have one of the highest CPA exam passing rates in the nation. While this is an impressive statistic, our goals transcend such immediate milestones. We seek to maximize each students long-term potential by providing a balanced education rich in core fundamentals, cultural perspective, and technological relevance. Emphasis on communication and teamwork is stressed throughout the program, particularly through participation in Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI)seminars and the EY Public Policy Symposium, conducted in Washington, D.C.
The Ross MAcc program is happy to provide tuition assistance in the form of Graduate Student Instructor positions and scholarships to our most deserving students. Interested students mustcomplete and submit an application, which will be considered on a rolling basis upon admission to the program.
Tuition assistance is available through U-M college-wide scholarships and non-U-M entities offering accounting-specific scholarships. You are encouraged to conduct a search of U-M and non-U-M opportunities. Useful search tools include the U-M Office of Financial Aid Scholarship Listing and the AICPA This Way to CPA scholarship search.
Many MAcc students rely on student loans to pay for their degree. The University of Michigan participates in the Federal Direct Lending program. Federal unsubsidized, Perkins, and Grad PLUS loans are available to qualifying U.S. citizen and permanent resident students.
Private loans are also available to U.S. citizen and permanent resident students. International students may also apply, provided they have a qualifying U.S. citizen or permanent resident cosigner.
Ross Financial Aid is available to help you navigate the federal and private loan process. . Other Sources of Funding First priority should always be academics, but MAccs may choose to work part-time while enrolled. Each fall, the MAcc class is canvassed for interest in tutoring, grading, and performing academic research. The database of interested students is utilized throughout the year by Ross PhD students and faculty, and all positions are paid. U-M also employs students in various positions on campus; listings can be found through the U-M Student Employment Office.