October 2000 Professional Engineer Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
1936
Pass
687
Pass %
35.50%
Fail
1249
Fail %
64.50%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
1979
Pass
779
Pass %
39.30%
Fail
1200
Fail %
60.7%
Cutscore
148
Possible
288
Engr. Surveying
Tested
1929
Pass
756
Pass %
39.00%
Fail
1173
Fail %
61.00%
Cutscore
152
Possible
275
Other Engineering Disciplines

Agricultural
Tested
2
Pass
0
Pass %
0%
Fail
2
Fail %
100%
Cutscore
48
Possible
80
Chemical
Tested
41
Pass
12
Pass %
29.30%
Fail
29
Fail %
70.70%
Cutscore
46
Possible
80
Control Systems
Tested
9
Pass
5
Pass %
55.60%
Fail
4
Fail %
44.40%
Cutscore
42
Possible
80
 

Electrical
Tested
222
Pass
48
Pass %
21.60%
Fail
174
Fail %
78.40%
Cutscore
48
Possible
80
Fire Protection
Tested
28
Pass
8
Pass %
28.60%
Fail
20
Fail %
71.40%
Cutscore
49
Possible
80
Geotechnical
Tested
88
Pass
33
Pass %
37.50%
Fail
55
Fail %
62.50%
Cutscore
397
Possible
953
 

Industrial
Tested
6
Pass
1
Pass %
16.70%
Fail
5
Fail %
83.30%
Cutscore
40
Possible
80
Manufacturing
Tested
2
Pass
1
Pass %
50.00%
Fail
1
Fail %
50.00%
Cutscore
38
Possible
80
Mechanical
Tested
265
Pass
110
Pass %
41.50%
Fail
155
Fail %
58.50%
Cutscore
48
Possible
80
 

Metallurgical
Tested
3
Pass
3
Pass %
100%
Fail
0
Fail %
0%
Cutscore
48
Possible
80
Nuclear
Tested
2
Pass
2
Pass %
100%
Fail
0
Fail %
0%
Cutscore
43
Possible
80
Petroleum
Tested
13
Pass
6
Pass %
46.2%
Fail
7
Fail %
53.8%
Cutscore
42
Possible
80
 

Structural
Tested
226
Pass
51
Pass %
22.6%
Fail
175
Fail %
77.40%
Cutscore
700
Possible
1408
Traffic
Tested
85
Pass
33
Pass %
38.8%
Fail
52
Fail %
61.20%
Cutscore
72
Possible
114

Posted May, 2001
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists