3.0 / Lower
The Excelsior College Examination in Financial Accounting measures knowledge and understanding of material typically taught in a lower-level undergraduate course in financial accounting. This examination tests for comprehension of basic financial accounting in pursuit of organizational goals and strategies. The exam tests for the familiarity with the technical skills of working with financial statements, accounting information systems, operating decisions, and financing decisions. Thinking as a manager/accountant, the test taker should be able to identify relevant information and the appropriate methods for analyzing information while working in a financial, global, and ethical environment.
Prepare for the Exam
A practice exam is available for $35: To register for a practice exam you must first register for its corresponding credit-bearing exam.
Register for the Exam
You can register and pay for your exam online. After you register, you will receive an Authorization to Test letter. You'll need to select the 8- or 15-week term in which you'll take your exam.
Pearson charges a test administration fee when you schedule your appointment to test. Additional fees apply for phone transactions (scheduling, rescheduling, and canceling). Visit the Pearson website for the current fee structure.