30 upper-level hours in accounting or 20 graduate hours in accounting or a combination of both. An additional 30 hours are required within 3 years of passing the last section of the exam.
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.
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