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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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In ongoing accounting crunch, where to go for sales tax help?

TaxConnex

More generally, accounting talent pool concerns are pressing even for accounting firms , as enrollment rates of accounting students continue to fall. The accounting education pipeline is drier than ever even as accounting degrees require many additional course hours. There were about 1.65 in 2022, up 1.3%

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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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Updated CPA Pipeline Report Show Top Reasons Some Decide Not to Pursue Credential

CPA Practice

Thanks to the widespread distribution efforts, 7,780 accounting students, graduates, and young professionals under the age of 35 who were pursuing or had pursued accounting degrees and careers—including CPAs and non-CPAs—completed the survey, including 3,287 full- or part-time students.

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