State Board Report

October 2010

The 2010 edition of the NASBA Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination is out, reporting statistics on the 2009 Uniform CPA Examination. While the charts shown In the September issue of the sbr were accurate, some of the text in the story was not. The following are the top schools listed in a few of the comparative studies included in the Candidate Performance report:

Texas A&M ‐ Highest number of first‐time candidates passing all four parts of the examination without advanced degrees

University of Missouri, Columbia – Highest number of first‐time candidates passing all four parts with advanced degrees

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Highest passing rate among first‐time candidates without advanced degrees

VA Polytechnic Institute and State University ‐ Highest passing rate among first time candidates with advanced degrees.

University of Illinois, Urbana‐Champaign – Highest number of first‐time candidates without advanced degrees

University of Missouri, Columbia – Highest number of first‐time candidates with advanced degrees

University of California – Los Angeles; University of Florida; University of

Wisconsin, Madison – All had 100 percent pass rates for first‐time candidates with advanced degrees taking the Business, Environment and Concepts (BEC) section.

North Dakota – Jurisdiction with highest rate of first‐time candidates passing all sections (63.16 percent)

For more interesting information about the schools and candidates, Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination – 2010 Edition, can be purchased through the NASBA Web site at www.nasba.org . The book is available at $130.00, the CD at $75.00 and a book/CD combo at $180.00, All State Board offices have been sent a copy.

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