Chief financial officers are split on the importance of an accounting graduate’s university when evaluating a candidate for an entry-level job, says a new survey.Forty-nine percent of the 1,400 U.S. CFOs polled by the staffing service Accountemps said the prestige of the candidate’s university was not important at all.

On the other hand, a total of 51 percent of the CFOs said the university’s prestige was either somewhat or very important.

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