Arkansas CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

150 Semester Hours Required to Sit for the Exam: Yes
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate

Baccalaureate with 150 hours or Graduate degree

Residency Requirements

U.S. Citizenship Required: No
Applicant must be a resident, employee, OR have office in the state: Yes


  • A graduate degree with a concentration in accounting
  • An undergraduate degree including 150 hours with at least 30 upper-level or 20 graduate hours in accounting
  • Arkansas considers 3 levels of accreditation in evaluating coursework at different Universities.  See details below in CPA Exam Application Process.
  • No minimum age