October 2002 Professional Engineer Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
2417
Pass
841
Pass %
34.80%
Fail
1576
Fail %
65.20%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
2453
Pass
1083
Pass %
44.15%
Fail
1370
Fail %
55.85%
Cutscore
136
Possible
287
Engr. Surveying
Tested
2392
Pass
972
Pass %
40.64%
Fail
1420
Fail %
59.36%
Cutscore
176
Possible
294
Other Engineering Disciplines

Agricultural
Tested
0
Pass
n/a
Pass %
n/a
Fail
n/a
Fail %
n/a
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Chemical
Tested
46
Pass
17
Pass %
36.96%
Fail
29
Fail %
63.04%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Control Systems
Tested
12
Pass
9
Pass %
75.00%
Fail
3
Fail %
25.00%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Electrical
Tested
303
Pass
125
Pass %
41.25%
Fail
178
Fail %
58.75%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Fire Protection
Tested
36
Pass
15
Pass %
41.67%
Fail
21
Fail %
58.33%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Geotechnical
Tested
85
Pass
43
Pass %
50.59%
Fail
42
Fail %
49.41%
Cutscore
430
Possible
1000
 

Industrial
Tested
7
Pass
3
Pass %
42.86%
Fail
4
Fail %
57.14%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Manufacturing
Tested
0
Pass
n/a
Pass %
n/a
Fail
n/a
Fail %
n/a
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Mechanical
Tested
289
Pass
129
Pass %
44.64%
Fail
160
Fail %
55.36%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Metallurgical
Tested
4
Pass
3
Pass %
75.00%
Fail
1
Fail %
25.00%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Nuclear
Tested
0
Pass
n/a
Pass %
n/a
Fail
n/a
Fail %
n/a
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Petroleum
Tested
11
Pass
2
Pass %
18.18%
Fail
9
Fail %
81.82%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Structural
Tested
289
Pass
100
Pass %
34.60%
Fail
189
Fail %
63.40%
Cutscore
677
Possible
1500
Traffic
Tested
104
Pass
47
Pass %
45.19%
Fail
57
Fail %
54.81%
Cutscore
76
Possible
120

Posted January 2003
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists