Nebraska (NE) CPA Exam requirements state that you must be declared eligible for the CPA Exam and then licensed by the state. A candidate becomes eligible for the CPA Exam by meeting specific requirements that are determined by the board of accountancy for their specific jurisdiction. Below are the various Nebraska CPA Exam requirements:

Nebraska CPA Exam Education Requirements

  • Minimum Degree Required: Baccalaureate
  • 150 Semester Hours Required to Sit for the CPA Exam? Yes
  • Minimum of 30 semester hours in accounting above the introductory level and 36 hours in general business subjects
  • May sit 60 days prior to meeting educational requirements
  • Baccalaureate with 150 semester hours.

Nebraska CPA Exam Age Requirements

Age Minimum: None

Nebraska CPA Exam Residency Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship Required: No
  • Must be a resident, employee OR have office in the state? Yes

Application Process

  1. Review the exam requirements
  2. Submit the exam application + enroll in Surgent CPA Review
  3. Request and forward transcripts. Contact any educational institutions attended and request that transcripts be forwarded to CPA Examination Services for their evaluation. If you do not expect any problems with your application, this is a great time to begin studying with Surgent CPA Review.
  4. Pay the exam fees. After receiving the required information, CPA Examination Services will issue your Authorization to Test (ATT) to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). You will receive a Notice to Schedule (NTS) which is good for six months.
  5. Schedule your exam. Your NTS allows you to start scheduling your exams. You can sit for the exam parts in any sequence so you can plan your reviews to coincide with your exam scheduling. The most efficient approach is to sit for two parts in each exam window; however, exam fees paid for parts not taken are not refundable. Exam times are scheduled with Prometric and can be set up online at You can take the exam at a site in Columbus, Grand Island, Lincoln, Omaha or any other Prometric location that is convenient to you.

Nebraska CPA Application Process

Nebraska CPA Application Forms

Nebraska CPA Statutes

Nebraska CPA Exam FAQs



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Nebraska CPA Exam Fees

Initial Application Fee: $165

Audit: $193.45

Financial: $193.45

Regulation: $173.60

Business: $173.60

Total: $899.10

Other fees: Re-exam registration fee $75 regardless of the number of parts requested.