Indiana CPA Requirements

Are you looking to take the CPA Exam as an exam candidate for Indiana? Each state or region in the United States has a different set of requirements in order to sit for the test. If you are considering Indiana, you should first understand if you meet all of the necessary qualifications including education, residency, and age requirements. Below you will find the appropriate prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Indiana CPA requirements.

Please note that obtaining a CPA license in IN may require additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience.

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in January 2019.


CPA Exam Requirements in Indiana

Education

  • Baccalaureate’s degree is required.
  • 150 semester hours is required to sit for the CPA exam.
  • 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate accounting or 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in graduate level accounting or an equivalent combination of both.

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Eligibility for Examination

To apply for the Uniform CPA Examination in Indiana, you must meet ONE of the following requirements:

  • Earned 150 semester hours in general education which must include a graduate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Board, and completed:
    • At least 24 semester hours in accounting at the undergraduate level or 15 semester hours in accounting at the graduate level or an equivalent combination thereof which must include courses covering the following subjects:
      • Financial Accounting
      • Auditing
      • Taxation
      • Managerial Accounting; and
    • At least 24 semester hours in business administration and economics courses, other than accounting courses, at the undergraduate or graduate level, which may include:
      • Up to six semester hours of business and tax law courses
      • Up to six semester hours of computer science courses
  • Earned 150 semester hours in general education which must include a baccalaureate degree from a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting organization recognized by the Board; and completed:
  • At least 24 semester hours in accounting at the undergraduate or graduate level which must include courses covering the following subjects:
    • Financial Accounting
    • Auditing
    • Taxation
    • Managerial Accounting; and
  • At least 24 semester hours in business administration and economics courses, other than accounting courses, which may include:
    • Up to six semester hours of business and tax law courses
    • Up to six semester hours of computer science courses

Residency

US citizenship is not required.
Indiana residency is not required.

Age

NO Age Minimum.

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Exam Fees:
Initial Application Fee: $150.00
Audit: $208.40
Financial: $208.40
Regulation: $208.40
Business: $208.40
Total: $983.60

*Registration fee for re-examination depends on the number of parts you are retaking.

Contact Information:
Indiana Board of Accountancy
Email: pla14@pla.in.gov
Phone: 317-234-8800
Address:

402 West Washington St.
Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

CPA License Requirements in Indiana

Education

Continuing education is required.

Work Experience

Work experience is required.

Other Qualification

Social Security Number is required.
Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

Getting your CPA license in Indiana can mean that additional requirements must be met. Since fees, requirements, and rules may change on a frequent basis, we highly recommend contacting the Indiana State Board of Accountancy for complete licensing information.


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