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62 Chuo students pass CPA


On November 13, the passers of the second screening of the certified public accountant examination in 2015 were announced. The total number of passers was 1,030, decreasing by 46 from 2014.

Among them, 62 passers were from Chuo University (according to the surveys by the Institute of Accounting Research and CPA Hakumon Society).

From the Institute of Accounting Research, one 1st-year student and seven 2nd-year students (including 5 out of 11 passers at the youngest age of 19 nationwide) passed the exam. A total of 24 college students passed it with a pass rate of 47.1%.

Passers from Chuo University
  2015 2014 2013
Total number of examinees 10,180 10,870 13,224
Total number of passers 1,030 1,076 1,149
Pass rate 10.3% 10.1% 8.9%
Passers from Chuo University 62 87 80
Passers from the Institute of Accounting Research (51) (75) (72)

Note: The figures for Chuo University are taken from the results of the surveys conducted by the Institute of Accounting Research independently and CPA Hakumon Society.

Breakdown of the passers from the Institute of Accounting Research (results for each faculty)
Faculty 2015 2014 2013
Law 5 5 2
Economics 9 16 18
Commerce 37 55 52
Science and Engineering - - -
Letters - - -
Policy Studies - - -
Graduate School - - -
Total 51 75 72

The Institute of Accounting Research offers lectures targeted at students who aim to obtain qualifications, such as those for certified public accountants and bookkeepers. 
Freshmen and other students can attend these classes. If you are interested, please visit the office of the Institute of Accounting Research.

Institute of Accounting Research Pamphlet

Announcement of the results of the CPA examination in 2015 (Audit Committee for Certified Public Accountants)