Below you will find the basic prerequisites, test center locations, exam fees, resources, and contact information to help you better understand all Colorado CPA requirements. There may be additional qualifications including continuing education or work experience. For help with further requirements, we offer FREE U.S. CPA Exam Eligibility Assessments to anyone purchasing or already purchased a 4-part Wiley CPAexcel Review Course. We will provide you continued support throughout the application process at no additional charge.

The data on this page was last reviewed and updated in June 2020.

CPA Exam Requirements in Colorado

Education


Baccalaureate degree is required
120 total semester hours
27 semester hours of accounting
21 semester hours of business

View Other Colorado Education Requirements.

Residency


US citizenship is not required.
Colorado residency is not required.

Age


NO age requirements.

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. Fees are always subject to change.

Contact Information:


Christopher McGrath

Wiley CPAexcel Eligibility Advisor

Email: chmcgrath@wiley.com


CPA License Requirements in CO

Education


150 total semester hours

33 semester hours of accounting

27 semester hours of business

 

Work Experience


Work experience is required.

Other Qualification


Pass the AICPA Ethics Exam.

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