CAE Annual Report Stats

How many candidates pass the exam?
Generally speaking, about two-thirds to three-quarters of candidates pass the CAE exam.

 

Dec 2017

May 2018

Dec 2018

May 2019

Dec 2019

July 2020

Test Candidates

187

157

224

193

275

199

Pass Rate

75%

70%

72%

68%

69%

66%

How many CAEs renew their certfication?
Once association professionals earn the CAE, they renew at high rates. Learn more about recertification.

 

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Due to Renew

1215

1278

1231

1282

1295

Did Not Renew

177

191

179

186

207

Renewal Rate

86%

85%

85%

86%

84%