Truman Students Perform Well on CPA Exam

According to the newly released data from the National Association of State Board of Accountancy, Truman’s first-time candidates successfully completed 73.6 percent of the sections the Uniform Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Examination for 2010 with an average score of 80.7 percent.

Truman’s passing percentage was the second highest rate of all colleges and universities in the states of Missouri, Illinois and Nebraska and the average score was the highest percentage in the three states. The national average passing percentage for 2010 was 52.9 percent.

Truman is one of only 176 universities in the world accredited in both business and accounting by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. AACSB International is the foremost world-wide accrediting agency for schools and programs of business.