2011 CPA exam stats

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 […]

Everything’s Bigger In Texas, Including CPA Exam Statistics

We're wrapping up state-specific 2011 CPA exam statistics with this one so if you absolutely must know how your alma mater performed on the CPA exam last year, email me and I'll dig that up for you. The state of Texas came in 3rd nationally in both candidates and sections but 18th in pass rate […]

Let’s Dig Into Some Illinois College CPA Exam Results!

Continuing with our 2011 CPA exam performance series, today we're going to look at Illinois schools. While we won't be hitting the small states like NJ, MI, OH, AK, etc, we're up for suggestions if you guys would like to see certain data. CPA exam March Madness perhaps? If you have a specific suggestion that […]

Here Are the New York State CPA Exam Results You’ve Been Waiting For

Because you guys can never seem to get enough of pulling it out and comparing your schools' CPA exam performance, let's just move right along through the 2011 NASBA Candidate Performance book and take a look at how New York schools performed on the CPA exam last year. As always, these numbers include both first […]

Why Regular Folk Can’t Be Trusted To Cover the CPA Exam

If you remember, I took issue with certain media outlets' coverage of hipster warehouse American Apparel's fall from financial grace when well-meaning writers called the then-doomed company a "going concern." Little did these fly-by accounting writers realize that "going concern" is actually a good thing (unless, of course, we're referring to this website) and that […]

Bloomberg/BusinessWeek’s Top Undergrad Business Schools of 2012 List Doesn’t Do the Top CPA Exam School Justice

Not to burst Wake Forest's bubble but Bloomberg/BusinessWeek just gave them 19th in their list of top undergrad business schools in America for 2012. (Notre Dame was #1) That's really sad but it doesn't change the fact they dominate on the CPA exam. Just for shits and giggles, let's see how Bloomberg's top 5 undergrad […]