October 2001 Professional Engineer Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
2177
Pass
699
Pass %
32.11%
Fail
1478
Fail %
67.89%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
2337
Pass
941
Pass %
40.27%
Fail
1396
Fail %
59.73%
Cutscore
150
Possible
294
Engr. Surveying
Tested
2271
Pass
882
Pass %
38.84%
Fail
1389
Fail %
61.16%
Cutscore
164
Possible
287
Other Engineering Disciplines

Agricultural
Tested
3
Pass
1
Pass %
33.33%
Fail
2
Fail %
66.67%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Chemical
Tested
38
Pass
21
Pass %
55.26%
Fail
17
Fail %
44.74%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Control Systems
Tested
11
Pass
9
Pass %
81.82%
Fail
2
Fail %
18.18%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Electrical
Tested
259
Pass
81
Pass %
31.27%
Fail
178
Fail %
68.73%
Cutscore
48
Possible
80
Fire Protection
Tested
28
Pass
7
Pass %
25.00%
Fail
21
Fail %
75.00%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Geotechnical
Tested
91
Pass
28
Pass %
30.77%
Fail
63
Fail %
69.23%
Cutscore
454
Possible
940
 

Industrial
Tested
9
Pass
5
Pass %
55.56%
Fail
4
Fail %
44.44%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Manufacturing
Tested
3
Pass
2
Pass %
66.67%
Fail
1
Fail %
33.33%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Mechanical
Tested
256
Pass
93
Pass %
36.33%
Fail
163
Fail %
63.67%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Metallurgical
Tested
2
Pass
2
Pass %
100%
Fail
0
Fail %
0%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Nuclear
Tested
0
Pass
n/a
Pass %
n/a
Fail
n/a
Fail %
n/a
Cutscore
n/a
Possible
n/a
Petroleum
Tested
8
Pass
2
Pass %
25.00%
Fail
6
Fail %
75.00%
Cutscore
n/a
Possible
n/a
 

Structural
Tested
281
Pass
34
Pass %
12.10%
Fail
247
Fail %
87.90%
Cutscore
676
Possible
1397
Traffic
Tested
94
Pass
27
Pass %
28.72%
Fail
67
Fail %
71.28%
Cutscore
73
Possible
109

Posted January 2002, Updated February & March 2002
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists