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PE Exam Pass Rates: April 2017 Exam

 

Exam      First-Time Takers (%)           Repeat Takers (%)     
 Agricultural and Biological  69% 50%
 Architectural 82% 25%
 Chemical 73% 39%
 Civil Construction 60% 32%
 Civil Geotechnical 68% 30%
 Civil Structural 68% 44%
 Civil Transportation 68% 42%
 Civil Water Resources and Environmental 70% 42%
 Control Systems (October 2016) 79% 45%
 Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 64% 22%
 Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics 81% 27%
 Electrical and Computer: Power 66% 36%
 Environmental 69% 44%
 Fire Protection (October 2016) 64% 38%
 Industrial and Systems 80% 44%
 Mechanical: HVAC and Refrigeration 77% 31%
 Mechanical: Machine Design and Materials 75% 42%
 Mechanical: Thermal and Fluids Systems 68% 34%
 Metallurgical and Materials (October 2016) 67% 57%
 Mining and Mineral Processing (October 2016) 65% 27%
 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 60% 17%
 Nuclear (October 2016) 72% 70%
 Petroleum (October 2016) 66% 40%
 Software 73% 60%
 SE Lateral Forces Bridges 25% 23%
 SE Lateral Forces Buildings 38% 25%
 SE Vertical Forces Bridges 71% 32%
 SE Vertical Forces Buildings 51% 39%

 

PE Exam Pass Rate: October 2016 Exam

 

Exam      First-Time Takers (%)           Repeat Takers (%)     
 Agricultural and Biological (April 2016) 72% 60%
 Architectural (April 2016) 86% 33%
 Chemical 71% 32%
 Civil Construction 55% 29%
 Civil Geotechnical 63% 27%
 Civil Structural 66% 43%
 Civil Transportation 68% 33%
 Civil Water Resources and Environmental 71% 35%
 Control Systems 79% 45%
 Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 62% 29%
 Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics 78% 60%
 Electrical and Computer: Power 66% 38%
 Environmental 62% 37%
 Fire Protection 64% 38%
 Industrial and Systems (April 2016) 78% 13%
 Mechanical: HVAC and Refrigeration 83% 48%
 Mechanical: Mechanical Systems and Materials 73% 47%
 Mechanical: Thermal and Fluids Systems 73% 47%
 Metallurgical and Materials 67% 57%
 Mining and Mineral Processing 65% 27%
 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (April 2016)    75% 10%
 Nuclear 72% 70%
 Petroleum 66% 40%
 Software (April 2016) 56% 33%
 SE Lateral Forces Bridges 35% 38%
 SE Lateral Forces Buildings 38% 29%
 SE Vertical Forces Bridges 67% 50%
 SE Vertical Forces Buildings 45% 23%

 

PE Exam Pass Rates: April 2016

Exam      First-Time Takers (%)           Repeat Takers (%)     
 Architectural and Biological 72% 60%
 Architecture 86% 33%
 Chemical 74% 33%
 Civil Construction 62% 36%
 Civil Geotechnical 66% 24%
 Civil Structural 64% 35%
 Civil Transportation 71% 39%
 Civil Water Resources and Environmental 71% 41%
 Control Systems 73% 35%
 Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 75% 33%
 Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics    72% 40%
 Electrical and Computer: Power 64% 32%
 Environmental 64% 21%
 Fire Protection (October 2015) 61% 27%
 Industrial* 78% 13%
 Mechanical HVAC and Refrigeration 76% 34%
 Mechanical Systems and Materials 70% 36%
 Mechanical Thermal and Fluids Systems 73% 47%
 Metallurgic and Materials (October 2015) 83% 55%
 Mining and Mineral Processing (October 2015) 75% 40%
 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 75% 10%
 Nuclear (October 2015) 58% 0%
 Petroleum (October 2015) 61% 32%
 Software* 56% 33%
 SE Lateral Forces Bridges 31% 25%
 SE Lateral Forces Buildings 50% 37%
 SE Vertical Forces Bridges 50% 25%
 SE Vertical Forces Buildings 49% 31%

 

PE Exam Pass Rates: October 2015

Exam      First-Time Takers (%)           Repeat Takers (%)     
 Architectural* 83% 42%
 Chemical 78% 36%
 Civil Construction 58% 27%
 Civil Geotechnical 66% 25%
 Civil Structural 67% 31%
 Civil Transportation 67% 37%
 Civil Water Resources and Environmental 68% 38%
 Control Systems 73% 35%
 Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 79% 64%
 Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics    72% 13%
 Electrical and Computer: Power 60% 35%
 Environmental 66% 33%
 Fire Protection (October 2014) 61% 27%
 Industrial* 72% 47%
 Mechanical HVAC and Refrigeration 82% 44%
 Mechanical Systems and Materials 74% 44%
 Mechanical Thermal and Fluids Systems 75% 36%
 Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 71% 67%
 Nuclear 58% 0%
 Petroleum 61% 32%
 Software* 63% 100%
 SE Lateral Forces Bridges 31% 29%
 SE Lateral Forces Buildings 35% 28%
 SE Vertical Forces Bridges 44% 20%
 SE Vertical Forces Buildings 58% 42%

 

 

PE Exam Pass Rates: April 2015

Exam      First-time takers (%)           Repeat takers (%)     
Architectural* 83% 42%
Chemical 69% 22%
Civil Construction 57% 24%
Civil Geotechnical 63% 22%
Civil Structural 67% 23%
Civil Transportation 66% 32%
Civil Water Resources and Environmental 71% 34%
Control Systems 78% 58%
Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 52% 18%
Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics     69% 22%
Electrical and Computer: Power 62% 27%
Environmental 64% 32%
Fire Protection (October 2014) 64% 32%
Industrial* 72% 47%
Mechanical HVAC and Refrigeration 80% 53%
Mechanical Systems and Materials 69% 32%
Mechanical Thermal and Fluids Systems 65% 37%
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 71% 67%
Nuclear 64% 50%
Petroleum 71% 3%
Software* 634% 100%
SE Lateral Forces Bridges 42% 39%
SE Lateral Forces Buildings 40% 31%
SE Vertical Forces Bridges 48% 41%
SE Vertical Forces Buildings 41% 24%

 

 

PE Exam Pass Rates: 2014
 
Exam First-time takers (%) Repeat takers (%)
Architectural* 72% 17%
Chemical 71% 25%
Civil Construction 56% 22%
Civil Geotechnical 67% 27%
Civil Structural 73% 38%
Civil Transportation 64% 33%
Civil Water Resources and Environmental 72% 38%
Control Systems 78% 58%
Electrical and Computer: Computer Engineering 68% 0%
Electrical and Computer: Electrical and Electronics    84% 28%
Electrical and Computer: Power 63% 32%
Environmental 59% 34%
Fire Protection 64% 32%
Industrial* 69% 15%
Mechanical HVAC and Refrigeration 78% 47%
Mechanical Systems and Materials 67% 40%
Mechanical Thermal and Fluids Systems 72% 44%
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 81% 67%
Nuclear 64% 50%
Petroleum 71% 3%
Software* 64% 50%
SE Lateral Forces Bridges 42% 39%
SE Lateral Forces Buildings 40% 31%
SE Vertical Forces Bridges 48% 41%
SE Vertical Forces Buildings 41% 24%

 

 

PE Exam Pass Rates: 2013

Exam First-time takers (%) Repeat takers (%)
Architectural 74% 43%
Chemical 67% 40%
Civil 64% 29%
Control Systems 76% 53%
Electrical and Computer 63% 28%
Environmental 63% 35%
Fire Protection 69% 37%
Industrial 72% 50%
Mechanical 72% 41%
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering 58% 46%
Nuclear 54% 44%
Petroleum 75% 53%
Software 50% N/A%
Structural Engineering (SE) Vertical Component    50% 34%
Structural Engineering (SE) Lateral Component 38% 43%
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