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Number of accounting grads plummets further

Accounting Today

The number of students earning accounting degrees keeps falling, according to the latest figures released by the American Institute of CPAs.

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The 2023 AICPA Trends Report Shows Things Are Looking Up For Accounting Grad Numbers! JK They Suck

Going Concern

Says the AICPA, bachelor’s degree completions in accounting dropped 7.8% Master’s degree completions also fell in 2021–2022 (-6.4%) but the percentage decline is significantly less than in 2019–20. 65,035 total accounting degrees completed for 2021-22.

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Accounting firms pursue non-traditional applicants in bid to diversify

Accounting Today

CPA firms have been recruiting more people without accounting degrees and backgrounds as a way to fill their open jobs while expanding diversity in their workforce.

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This One Chart Shows Just How Boned the Accounting Profession Is

Going Concern

The authors compared accounting degrees to computer science degrees completed in the state of New York between 2010 and 2020 which is how we ended up with this chode. The clear conclusion is that there has been a declining trend in the number of accounting degrees awarded in New York over recent years.

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MassCPAs Launches Scholarship to Honor Legacy of Amy A. Pitter

Insightful Accountant

The scholarship will extend the influence of the Society’s retiring President and CEO by awarding a $5,000 scholarship to a deserving undergraduate or graduate student pursuing an accounting degree in Massachusetts.

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MNCPA to Educators: “We Do Not Need New CPAs Who Have Additional College Credits; We Need More CPAs, Period.”

Going Concern

When evaluating the decision to pursue legislation, the MNCPA board focused on attracting students to the accounting degree and, ultimately, CPA certification. Both college accounting programs and the profession will benefit with more students enrolling in accounting programs.

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No One Will Be Surprised to Hear CPA Exam Candidate Numbers Are Down in Every Way the Numbers Can Be

Going Concern

As you may already know the 2023 AICPA Trends report is out , here’s our earlier write-up on how many accounting degrees were completed for the 2021-22 period covered in the new report (saving you a click: it’s 65,035). Today we’re going to look at CPA exam candidate numbers.

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