Accredited Schools for CPA Educational Eligibility

accredited institutions for us cpa examIf you are an non-US candidates who need to make up for the extra credit hours to fulfill the CPA exam educational requirements, you can first check out whether you can do that in your own country.

Here is a list of qualified schools (i.e. members of the 6 regional accredited educational institutions in the US) outside the US.

IMPORTANT: Since the accreditation agencies may change their
member list from time to time, please double check whether
these schools are still accredited
.

Institutions Accredited By The Regional Accreditation Agencies Around The World

Bermuda | Bulgaria | Canada ChileCosta RicaEgyptFranceGreeceHungaryItaly | LebanonMexicoQatarSwitzerlandTaiwanUAEUK

Bermuda

Bermuda College [2] Phone: 441-236-9000
www.bercol.bm

Bulgaria

American University in Bulgaria [2] Phone: 359-73-888-304
www.aubg.bg

Canada

Athabasca University [1] Phone: (780) 675-6100
www.athabascau.ca

Capilano University [3] Tel: 604.986.1911
http://www.capilanou.ca/

Simon Fraser University [3] Phone No. 778.782.6930
http://www.sfu.ca/

Chile

Universidad Mayor [1] Phone: (562) 328-1000
www.umayor.cl
Chile

Costa Rica

Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion de Empresas [4] Phone:  011-506-2437-2200
http://www.incae.edu/

Egypt

The American University in Cairo [1] Phone: +20 (022) 615-1000
www.aucegypt.edu

France

The American University of Paris [1] Phone: +33 (314) 062-0600
www.aup.edu

Greece

American College of Thessaloniki [2] Phone:30-2310-398-204
www.act.edu

The American College of Greece [2] Phone:30-210-600-9800
www.acg.edu

Hungary

Central European University [1] Phone: (361) 327-3000
www.ceu.edu

Italy

John Cabot University [1] Phone: +39 (906) 681-9121
www.johncabot.edu

The American University of Rome [1] Phone: +00 (065) 833-0919
www.aur.edu

Lebanon

American University of Beirut [1] Phone: (961) 137-4374
www.aub.edu.lb

Lebanese American University [2] Phone:961-1-786456
www.lau.edu.lb

Mexico

Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey [4] Phone:  011-528-18358-2000
http://www.sistema.itesm.mx/

Universidad Anahuac – Mexico Norte [4] Phone:  525556270210
http://www.anahuac.mx/

Universidad de las Americas – A.C.  [4] Phone:  011-5255-5209-9800
http://www.udlap.mx

Universidad de Monterrey [4] Phone:  011-52 (81) 8215 1000
http://www.udem.edu.mx/home

Qatar

Qatar University [4] Phone: +97444033333
http://www.qu.edu.qa/

Switzerland

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne [2] Phone:41-21-785-11-11
www.ehl.edu

Franklin University Switzerland [1] Phone: +41 (191) 985-2260
www.fus.edu

Glion Institute of Higher Education [2] Phone:41-021-966-3535
www.glion.edu

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management [2] Phone:41-027-485-9600
www.lesroches.edu

Taiwan

Ming Chuan University [1] Phone: +88 (622) 882-4564
www.mcu.edu.tw

United Arab Emirates (UAE)

American University of Sharjah [1] Phone: +97 (716) 515-5555
www.aus.edu

The American University in Dubai [4] Phone:  (011) 9714-399-9000
http://www.aud.edu/

Zayed University [1] Phone: +97 (714) 402-1111
www.zu.ac.ae

United Kingdom

London Metropolitan University [1] Phone: +00 (207) 423-0000
www.londonmet.ac.uk

Open University [1] Phone: +44 (190) 865-3146
www.open.ac.uk

The American International University In London [1] Phone: +00 (208) 332-8286
www.richmond.ac.uk

What if These Schools don’t Work for Me…

I do have a list with recommendations for candidates around the world. These are online courses and a few of them are designed specifically for international CPA candidates to fulfill the eligibility requirements. Check out my latest suggestions here.

Reference:
[1] Middle States Commission on Higher Education
[2] Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE)
[3] Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
[4] Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission Colleges 

(2 of the 6 accreditation agencies do not have overseas members)

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