CPA Exam Pass Rates


CPA Exam Pass Rates by year for the last 15 years (2006-2020).

CPA Exam Pass Rate Rankings (2006-Present) by Section:

  1. BEC – 53%
  2. REG – 49%
  3. AUD – 48%
  4. FAR – 47%

The CPA Exam Pass Rate data shows some interesting 5-year Trends:

  • AUD increased approx. 5 points
  • BEC did the same, pushing 60% now
  • FAR remained a consistent mid-40s
  • REG actually increased with the TCJA changes

CPA Exam Pass Rates 2006-2020

2020 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD48
BEC62
FAR46
REG55
2019 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4955524851
BEC5860635960
FAR4449504146
REG5059585656
2018 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4955514951
BEC5660606059
FAR4249494546
REG5056575053
2017 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4352524849
BEC5055555553
FAR4344484344
REG4648494647
2016 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4549454446
BEC5556585355
FAR4546484346
REG4850504648
2015 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4549484747
BEC5358595556
FAR4449504347
REG4851514749
2014 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4749474246
BEC5358585255
FAR4448514648
REG4952524449
2013 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4548474346
BEC5356595456
FAR4749514548
REG4850504749
2012 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4548504447
BEC4953585153
FAR4447544648
REG4550514648
2011 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4448474346
BEC4246524547
FAR4244504446
REG4145454444
2010 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4751494548
BEC4749514447
FAR4548534548
REG4952544751
2009 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4852524850
BEC4649524648
FAR4651514648
REG4852524750
2008 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4553514749
BEC4748504647
FAR4650544649
REG4649514949
2007 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4448514548
BEC4448474747
FAR4449524648
REG4248504747
2006 SectionQ1Q2Q3Q4Cumulative
AUD4144474444
BEC4243464344
FAR4243474548
REG3942454242

 

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