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Editor's Note: This post was originally published August 28, 2017 . To find the most-updated information, please see our Score Release Page

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 20January 1 - January 20February 6
February 28January 21 - February 28March 8
March 10March 1 - March 11March 20
March 10After March 11March 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 10AUD, 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 10September 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 10December 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 / DecOct 1 - Dec 10December 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 / SeptJuly 1 - Sept 10September 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 / MayApril 1 - May 31August 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 20January 20February 7
February 14February 14February 23
February 28February 28March 8
March 10March 10March 11
**After March 11March 21March 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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