School of Accountancy CPA Exam first-time pass rates among nation's best

Published: November 18, 2020

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According to a recent National Association of State Boards of Accountancy report, Harbert College graduates, Master of Accountancy (MAcc) students, and undergraduates, combined to rank No. 25 nationally for first-time CPA exam pass rates for programs larger than 60 candidates. The previous high ranking for Auburn was No. 38 in 2017.

D.Boyd Busby, Executive Director of the Alabama State Board of Accountancy lauded the Harbert College School of Accountancy and its graduates.

"For years, the accounting students at Auburn have excelled not only with the CPA exam but in their careers as well," he said. "To a person, the Auburn students are grounded not only academically but also ethically..."

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Submitted by: Joe McAdory