Arkansas CPA Exam Requirements

From the rugged Ozarks to Eureka Springs, adventure is never far away when you are a CPA in the Natural State. View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Arkansas State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

Check if you meet the requirements to sit for the exam.

Age: No Age Requirement
Education: Bachelor's degree of 120 hours is required to sit for the exam. 30 semester hours of upper-level accounting courses is required
Citizenship: Citizenship is not required.
Residency: Residency is not required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

Here’s what you need to become licensed in the state of Arkansas.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year experience through employment in government, industry, academia or public practice
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination is required to be licensed.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy
101 East Capitol, Suite 450
Little Rock, AR
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $50.00
AUD $195.35
BEC $176.25
FAR $195.35
REG $176.25
Total $793.20

Schedule Your Exam

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To receive your CPA license additional requirements may be necessary. As fees and rules may change, we recommend contacting your State Board of Accountancy for more information.

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