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CPA Exam Statistics

The following statistics are for national exam candidates, and not Minnesota specifically.
 

2019 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 49% 55% 52% 51% 51%
BEC 58% 60% 63% 60% 60%
FAR 44% 49% 50% 41% 46%
REG 50% 59% 58% 56% 56%
2018 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 49% 55% 51% 49% 51%
BEC 56% 60% 60% 60% 59%
FAR 42% 49% 49% 45% 46%
REG 50% 56% 57% 50% 53%
2017 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 43% 52% 52% 48% 49%
BEC 50% 55% 55% 55% 53%
FAR 43% 44% 48% 43% 44%
REG 46% 48% 49% 46% 47%
2016 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 45% 49% 45% 44% 46%
BEC 55% 56% 58% 53% 55%
FAR 45% 46% 48% 43% 46%
REG 48% 50% 50% 46% 48%
2015 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 45% 49% 48% 47% 47%
BEC 53% 58% 59% 55% 56%
FAR 44% 49% 50% 43% 47%
REG 48% 51% 51% 47% 49%
2014 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 47% 49% 47% 42% 46%
BEC 53% 58% 58% 52% 55%
FAR 44% 48% 51% 46% 48%
REG 49% 52% 45% 44% 49%
2013 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov Cumulative
AUDIT 45% 48% 47% 43% 46%
BEC 53% 56% 59% 54% 56%
FAR 47% 49% 51% 45% 48%
REG 48% 50% 50% 47% 48%
2012 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 45% 48% 50% 44%
BEC 49% 53% 58% 51%
FAR 44% 46% 54% 46%
REG 45% 50% 51% 46%
2011 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 44% 48% 47% 43%
BEC 42% 46% 52% 45%
FAR 42% 45% 45% 44%
REG 49% 52% 54% 47%
2010 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 47% 51% 49% 45%
BEC 47% 49% 51% 44%
FAR 45% 48% 53% 45%
REG 49% 52% 54% 47%
2009 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 48% 52% 52% 48%
BEC 46% 49% 52% 46%
FAR 46% 51% 51% 46%
REG 48% 52% 52% 47%
2008 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 45% 53% 51% 47%
BEC 47% 48% 50% 46%
FAR 46% 50% 54% 46%
REG 46% 49% 51% 49%
2007 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 44% 48% 51% 45%
BEC 44% 48% 47% 47%
FAR 44% 49% 52% 46%
REG 42% 48% 50% 47%
2006 pass rates by exam section
  Jan - Feb Apr - May July - Aug Oct - Nov
AUDIT 41% 44% 47% 44%
BEC 42% 43% 46% 43%
FAR 42% 43% 47% 45%
REG 39% 42% 45% 42%