Welcome to the COCPA Student Center

If your perception of accounting includes windowless rooms with calculators and spreadsheets, think again. CPAs can become anything from CEOs to FBI agents, professors, or entrepreneurs. If you’re a student considering business, finance, or economics think about this: By choosing accounting, you prepare yourself to work with a wide variety of businesses and industries. The CPA designation can help you create the career of your dreams.



Stay connected and learn valuable information from CPAs across the state.



College scholarships of $2,500 are awarded once a year to upper division accounting majors at Colorado colleges and universities with accredited accounting programs. Scholarship deadline for the 2015 fall quarter or semester: June 1, 2015.

The Exam

To become licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) you must pass the Uniform CPA Examination. To do your best on the CPA exam, you must be prepared and familiar with the exam’s functionality and navigation, as well as with the content.



A lot of people are thinking that maybe this will be The Year of the New Job. If that describes you, then you'll want to start planning for that job. But don’t start strewing resumes across the landscape before taking care of a few get-going items, described below. Good luck and happy job hunting.