October 2004 Professional Engineer Examination Statistics

Civil Engineering Exams

Principles & Practices
Tested
1912
Pass
715
Pass %
37.40%
Fail
1197
Fail %
62.60%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Seismic Principles
Tested
2069
Pass
797
Pass %
38.52%
Fail
1272
Fail %
61.48%
Cutscore
154
Possible
300
Engr. Surveying
Tested
2268
Pass
736
Pass %
32.45%
Fail
1532
Fail %
67.55%
Cutscore
168
Possible
300
Other Engineering Disciplines

Agricultural
Tested
1
Pass
0
Pass %
0%
Fail
1
Fail %
100%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Chemical
Tested
33
Pass
11
Pass %
33.33%
Fail
22
Fail %
66.67%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Control Systems
Tested
13
Pass
5
Pass %
38.46%
Fail
8
Fail %
61.54%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Electrical
Tested
258
Pass
93
Pass %
36.05%
Fail
165
Fail %
63.95%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Fire Protection
Tested
34
Pass
15
Pass %
44.12%
Fail
19
Fail %
55.88%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Geotechnical
Tested
84
Pass
42
Pass %
50.00%
Fail
42
Fail %
50.00%
Cutscore
395
Possible
900
 

Industrial
Tested
5
Pass
2
Pass %
40.00%
Fail
3
Fail %
60.00%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Mechanical
Tested
224
Pass
106
Pass %
47.32%
Fail
118
Fail %
52.68%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Metallurgical
Tested
6
Pass
3
Pass %
50.00%
Fail
3
Fail %
50.00%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
 

Nuclear
Tested
3
Pass
1
Pass %
33.33%
Fail
2
Fail %
66.67%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Petroleum
Tested
8
Pass
1
Pass %
12.50%
Fail
7
Fail %
87.50%
Cutscore
70
Possible
100
Traffic
Tested
89
Pass
41
Pass %
46.07%
Fail
48
Fail %
53.93%
Cutscore
69
Possible
112
 

National Structural
Tested
279
Pass
137
Pass %
49.10%
Fail
142
Fail %
50.90%
Pass/Fail Only
State-Specific SE
Tested
290
Pass
104
Pass %
35.86%
Fail
186
Fail %
64.14%
Cutscore
58
Possible
200

Posted January 2005
California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists