According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), Truman’s first-time pass rate for the CPA exam ranked fifth in the nation for medium-sized programs with 21 to 60 reported candidates.
Truman is the only public university in the top five for medium-sized schools. The University’s first-time pass rate ranked 30th out of the 821 institutions with 10 or more reported candidates.
Truman students excelled on the regulation section of the exam earning a first-time pass rate that ranked them fifth in the nation. Truman had 39 first-time candidates sit for the exam in 2015. University candidates passed 77.4 percent of exam sections taken with an average score of 79.8 percent. Nationally, the first-time pass rate was 55 percent.
Truman is consistently among the top 5 percent in performance on the CPA exam.