CAE Annual Report Stats

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

 

May 2019

Dec 2019

July 2020

Dec 2020

May 2021

Dec 2021

Test Candidates

193

275

199

256

205

201

Pass Rate

68%

69%

66%

74%

64%

64%

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

 

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

Due to Renew

1231

1282

1295

1283

1264

Did Not Renew

179

186

207

236

244

Renewal Rate

85%

86%

84%

82%

81%