CAE Annual Report Stats

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

 

December
2016

May
2017

December
2017

May
2018

December
2018

May
2019

Test Candidates

 196

 144

 187

 157

 224

193

Pass Rate

 76%

 68%

 75%

 70%

 72%

68%

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

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Due to Renew

1128

1215

1278

1231

1282

Did Not Renew

140

177

 191

 179

 186

Renewal Rate

88%

86%

 85%

 85%

 86%