School of AccountingBAcc Entrance Exam

School of Accounting will conduct the BAcc Entrance Exam in an Online format using ProctorU on Sunday, July 19th.

Registration deadline Monday, July 6th at 5PM EST.

Exam results will be emailed to students at 5PM EST on Wednesday, July 22nd.

To register,

Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) students should contact their Business Academic Advisor.

Business students, not currently in the Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) should email baccexam@fiu.edu.

Non-business students should email cbadvise@fiu.edu.

Non-FIU students with an active application to the College of Business should email baccexam@fiu.edu.

Non-FIU students without an active application to the College of Business are not permitted to take the exam.

A new exam every sitting to reflect current accounting topics detailed under the FAQs.

There will be a $5 fee payable by credit or debit card. Students must pay ProctorU fees directly to ProctorU.

Effective Spring 2017, the minimum overall GPA for admission to the Bachelor of Accounting program is 3.0 for all transfer and FIU coursework. This applies to all students (a) not currently admitted to the Bachelor of Accounting program, or (b) admitted Bachelor of Accounting students with an admission term of Spring 2017 or later.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, students need to pass this exam in order to (a) be admitted to or (b) continue within the Bachelors of Accounting; and register for ACG 4101, TAX 4001, ACG 4401 and BUL 4320.

The exam is offered three times per year, generally the Sunday before official registration for the following semester. Please see exam registration website for exact dates of the next scheduled exams.

It consists of 40 multiple choice questions.

Each exam is 40 multiple choice questions and we allow up to 2 hours.

A student is only permitted two attempts to pass the exam.

School of Accounting will only permit students to retake the Accounting Entrance Examination with the next regularly scheduled offering in the subsequent Spring, Fall, or Summer term. Prospective Accounting students will no longer be able to defer retaking the exam over multiple academic terms. Students taking the exam October 27th, 2019, but not passing, may only attempt to retake the exam during with the Spring 2020 term Exam offering.

There is no refund on the registration fee. It is also not transferable.

Yes. For example, a student who passes the exam in April is valid for registration during that Summer, Fall and Spring. It would not be valid for the following Summer semester.

You can take the exam at any time; bear in mind the expiration of the exam.

If you still have your textbooks from lower division accounting review that material. We also offer a non-credit review class every semester.

The exam covers principals of Financial Accounting.  The following list includes some of the material that is subject to examination.  This list is not meant to be all-inclusive but to give general guidelines as to the areas covered.

  • Cash
    - Bank reconciliation
    - Cash Equivalents
  • Inventory
    - Valuation
    - Methods
  • Accounts Receivable
    - Bad Debt
  • Fixed Assets
    - Capitalization
    - Depreciation
  • Intangible Assets
    - Depletion/Amortization
  • Prepaid/Accrued Expenses
  • Notes Payable
  • Bonds
  • Equity
    - Sole Proprietorship
    - Dividends/Splits
    - Common/Preferred stock
  • Cash Flow
    - Operating
    - Investing
    - Financing
  • Correction of Errors
  • Time Value of Money
  • Cash vs. Accrual method
  • Accounting equation
  • Financial Statements
  • Business Math

Students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) program should contact their Business Advisor.

Students currently enrolled in a program other than BAcc, or students with an active application to the College of Business should email baccexam@fiu.edu.

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