Editor’s Note: According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s 2010 candidate report, graduates from Thomas Edison State College have the highest pass rate for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination among all regionally accredited senior institutions of higher education in New Jersey that offer accounting programs. According to the report, 61.5 percent of Thomas Edison State College graduates who took the Uniform CPA Exam (2009) passed the exam. The TESC pass rate is more than 10 percentage points above the next highest pass rate for graduates of any university in New Jersey. We asked Susan P. Gilbert, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Business and Management at TESC to help us Get Educated about the high exam success rate of Edison’s non-traditional online students.
Below is her great answer: