CPA Exam scoring is treated with a high level of importance, due diligence, and attention to accuracy. Your responses to questions go through multiple quality assurance reviews to ensure scoring accuracy. You can find answers to common scoring questions in the Exam Scoring FAQs. Read How is the Uniform CPA Examination Scored? to learn more about the scoring process.
You can find general score release information in the tables below. The target release dates tell you when scores will be released by NASBA to state boards of accountancy. Some boards of accountancy may require at least one day beyond the published target release date in the table to process and release scores.
There are score holds for the 2018 Q2, Q3 and Q4 testing windows. For more information about these score holds, please read the specific Score Hold FAQs.
- 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.
*The Exam data files the AICPA receives after March 11 will be included in the final target score release date.