Title

UND Accounting Students Affirm Tradition of Excellence

Authors

Laura Arneson

Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

5-29-2018

Campus Unit

College of Business & Public Administration

Abstract

UND Accounting students affirm the program’s tradition of excellence with the latest pass rates on the CPA exam.

The CPA exam was recently revised to focus on higher order skills that are essential for professional success including critical thinking and analytical ability. Launched in April 2017, the exam includes task-based simulations and a written communication section.

The North Dakota Board of Accountancy reported the following results for UND students and graduates taking the CPA exam as North Dakota candidates during the period July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, the first six-month reporting period for the revised exam

Part

UND

Pass Rates

National

Pass Rates

Auditing & Attestation (AUD)

60%

50%

Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)

75%

55%

Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)

70%

45%

Regulation (REG)

64%

48%

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