July 19, 2018

CPA Exam stats

Here’s a General Overview on How CPA Exam Candidates Performed in 2013

In case you can't afford/don't want to purchase the newly-released 2013 CPA Exam Candidate Performance book from NASBA, they released a quick cheat sheet summarizing just the important bits. In case you're too disillusioned/lazy on this fine Monday to click a link, I have uploaded it here for you. If you happened to notice, we […]

Wake Forest Less Eager About Patting Itself on the Back for Amazing CPA Exam Pass Rate

They do so with a press release, naturally: Students in the Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) program at Wake Forest University Schools of Business achieved the top pass rate in the nation on the Certified Public Accountant exam once again, according to the 2012 edition of Uniform CPA Examination Candidate Performance. Wake Forest had […]

The CPA Exam Stats You’ve Been Waiting For: The Best-Performing Accounting Programs of 2011

Because the 2011 NASBA Candidate Performance book is a significant improvement over previous versions, we've got some new data to share and it's pretty exciting. Now, the following stats cover first-time exams across all programs (we'll explain program size in a moment). SHOCK, Wake Forest is #1 yet again. The actual shocking part here is […]

Generally Speaking, Men Performed Better Than Women on the CPA Exam in 2011

This little bit from the 2011 NASBA Candidate Performance book was so interesting that I couldn't help but include it among our stats posts this year – mostly because I was surprised by the data. According to the book, men performed better than women on the CPA exam except among the 50 – 54 age […]

The 2011 NASBA Candidate Performance Book Is Out; What Do You Want Us To Cover?

I procrastinated on having the fine folks who own this website buy me a copy of the 2010 candidate performance book but even if I hadn't, it usually comes out much later in the year. NASBA's quick work this year is your benefit as the latest edition is on its way to me, meaning weeks […]

How Does NASBA Count Bizarro College Situations In Its Candidate Performance Book?

Three weeks ago, an "old guy who wants to keep busy" commented on a post I'd done about California CPA exam stats asking how his very particular case might be classified for purposes of inclusion in the NASBA Candidate Performance book: Graduated from State U in midwest in mid 1970s in Econ. Took lots of […]