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Editor's Note: This post was originally published August 28, 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. 

When reviewing the timelines below, the AICPA recommends noting that, “Some boards of accountancy require at least one day beyond the published target release date in the table to process and release Examination scores.”

2018 CPA EXAM SCORE RELEASE TIMETABLES

Jan/Feb/Mar 2018(Q1) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: And the AICPA receives your examination data files from Prometric by midnight on: Your score will be released by the target release date:
January 20 January 1 - January 20 February 6
February 28 January 21 - February 28 March 8
March 10 March 1 - March 11 March 20
March 10 After March 11 March 23
April1 - June 10, 2018 (Q2) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: Your score will be released by the target release date:
April 1 - June 10 AUD, FAR, REG: June 27 and BEC: June 29
July 1 - September 10, 2018 (Q3) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: Your score will be released by the target release date:
July 1 - September 10 September 19
October 1 - December 10, 2018 (Q4) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: Your score will be released by the target release date:
October 1 - December 10 December 19

 


2017 CPA EXAM SCORE RELEASE TIMETABLES

Oct/Nov/Dec 2017 (Q4) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: And the AICPA receives your examination data files from Prometric by midnight on: Your score will be released by the target release date:
Oct / Nov / Dec Oct 1 - Dec 10 December 19 - December 22
     
July/Aug/Sept 2017 (Q3) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: And the AICPA receives your examination data files from Prometric by midnight on: Your score will be released by the target release date:
July / Aug / Sept July 1 - Sept 10 September 19 - September 25
     
April/May 2017 (Q2) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before: And the AICPA receives your examination data files from Prometric by midnight on: Your score will be released by the target release date:
April / May April 1 - May 31 August 16 - August 18
     
Jan/Feb 2017 (Q1) Testing Window
If you take your test on/before" And the AICPA receives your examination data files from Prometric by midnight on: Your score will be released by the target release date:
January 20 January 20 February 7
February 14 February 14 February 23
February 28 February 28 March 8
March 10 March 10 March 11
**After March 11 March 21 March 24

 

*The CPA Exam data files that the AICPA received after March 11 was included in the final target score release date.

**Due to the change to the CPA Exam, which became effective with the 2017 (Q2) testing window, there was a delay in the release of scores with a single score release for all candidates approximately 10 weeks after the close of the testing window. This delay was necessary to provide sufficient time to statistically validate candidate performance on the newly launched Exam.

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