CPA Exam Score Release Dates

CPA Exam Score Release Dates

Updated:November 18, 2018
Bryce Welker, CPA
cpa exam score release scheduleThe National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) releases scores to candidates and the State Boards of Accountancy based upon the Uniform CPA Exam score release timetables. The score release timetables are updated biannually by The American Institute of Public Accountants (AICPA) and first posted on AICPA Insights and on AICPA’S Website. With this in mind, we recommend you take the time to review the release dates when planning out your exam dates. This way you’ll know when you can expect to start studying for subsequent sections based on whether or not you passed. For more information on how the CPA exam is scored, click here.  

2019 CPA Exam Score Release Schedule & Dates

January 1 – March 10, 2018 (Q1) Testing Window

IF YOU TAKE THE EXAM BY:AND THE AICPA RECEIVES YOUR EXAMINATION DATA FILES FROM PROMETRIC BY MIDNIGHT ON:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:
JANUARY 20JANUARY 20FEBRUARY 5
FEBRUARY 14FEBRUARY 14FEBRUARY 26
FEBRUARY 28FEBRUARY 28MARCH 8
MARCH 10MARCH 11MARCH 19

April 1 – June 10 (Q2)

IF YOU TAKE YOUR TEST IN:AND THE AICPA RECEIVES YOUR EXAMINATION DATA FILES FROM PROMETRIC BY MIDNIGHT ON:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:
April 20April 20May 7
May 15May 15May 23
May 31May 31June 11
June 10June 11June 19

July 1 – September 10 (Q3)

IF YOU TAKE YOUR TEST On/Before:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:
July 20July 20August 6
August 14August 14August 22
August 31August 31September 10
September 10September 11September 19
 

October 1 – December 10 (Q4)

IF YOU TAKE YOUR TEST On/Before:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:YOUR SCORE WILL BE RELEASED BY THE TARGET RELEASE DATE:
October 20October 20November 5
November 14November 14November 22
November 30November 30December 10
December 10December 11December 19
  • All dates and times are based on the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone.
  • For most candidates, Prometric sends Exam data files to the AICPA within 24 hours after you complete testing.
  • Exam data files received after the AICPA cutoff dates will result in subsequent scheduled target score release dates.
  • If you take the BEC section, you might receive your score approximately one week following the target release date due to additional analysis that may be required for the written communication tasks

Access to CPA Exam Scores

Your CPA Exam score is available online on the NASBA website if your State Board of Accountancy utilizes NASBA’s online score retrieval service. Be sure to check to see if your State Board uses the NASBA online service and if not, where you can find your scores. If you do not receive your scores within the timetables listed, the AICPA requests all CPA Exam candidates to keep the following in mind:
  • All dates and times are based on Eastern Standard Time zone.
  • For the vast majority of candidate, the AICPA receives the examination data files from Prometric within 24 hours after a candidate complete the Exam.
  • The scores for the examination data files received after the AICPA cutoff dates will be in the subsequent scheduled target score release.
  • Some candidates who take the BEC section might receive their scores approximately one week following the target release date due to additional analysis that might be required for the written communication tasks.

Have You Taken the Exam Yet?

If you have already taken the exam, then you can rest easy knowing when your scores will be released.  Take some time to recharge your batteries during this period, but maintain your mental sharpness if you still need to complete subsequent sections. If you are planning to take the exam at a future time, or need to stack up your study materials for other sections, then make sure you take a look at the best CPA exam review courses by clicking the button below! GO TO THE BEST CPA REVIEW COURSES

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