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There has never been a more important time to get started on your CPA! - - Why?!?! - - Based on the latest statistics released by the AICPA, there are more students enrolled in and graduating with accounting degrees than ever before. Therefore, its essential to set yourself apart from the field, and a great way to do this is by getting started on your CPA Exam as early as possible. Below we have highlighted some of the AICPAs recently released figures.
A total of 68,639 individuals graduated with degrees in accounting in 20092010. This marks the largest combined total of undergraduate and graduate accounting degrees awarded within an academic year in history.
There has been a 30% increase in the number of Masters of Accountancy enrollments since 2009. A clear sign that as more states adopt a 150 rule, more students are preparing to meet this requirement by earning their Masters degree.
In total, there are close to 225,000 students enrolled at the Bachelors and Masters degree levels. Based on the responses of universities surveyed, this number is only expected to increase.
The above statistics were taken from the AICPAs 2011 Trends in the Supply of Accounting Graduates and the Demand for Public Accounting Recruiters.
Read more by visiting AICPA.org.
Craig Cuthbert, CPA