The first-time pass rate for Truman students on the 2016 CPA exam was among the highest in the nation.
According to a National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) report, Truman’s first-time pass rate ranked second in the country for medium-sized programs with 21 to 60 reported candidates. Truman ranked 15th out of the 858 institutions with 10 or more reported candidates.
Truman had 49 first-time candidates sit for the exam in 2016. University candidates passed 81.1 percent of exam sections taken with an average score of 81.2 percent. Nationally, the first-time pass rate was 54.4 percent.
Consistently among the top 10 percent in performance on the CPA exam, Truman is one of only five public universities in the top 20 for medium-sized programs.
Truman is one of only 185 universities worldwide accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB accreditation is the internationally recognized, specialized designation for business and accounting programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.