BACB ANNUAL DATA REPORT


Testing-Related Data BCBA BCaBA RBT*
Number of Candidates Tested
First Time 6,583 1,042 28,794
Retakes 6,166 667 35,428
Total 12,749 1,709 35,428
Percentage of Candidates Passing
First Time 66% 66% 84%
Retakes 31% 41% 52%
Certification-Related Data BCBA BCaBA RBT
Number of Individuals Newly Certified 6,243 957 40,053
Overall Number of Certificants (end of 2020) 44,025 4,729 89,122

*Due to anomalous RBT-related activity in one geographic region, its testing data have been removed from this column. The RBT data for all regions are as follows for first-time test takers: # tested = 41,662, pass rate = 80%; and for retakes: # tested = 15,241, pass rate = 46%


Testing-Related Data BCBA BCaBA RBT*
Number of Candidates Tested
First Time 6,884 1,450 30,578
Retakes 6,327 989 5,605
Total 13,211 2,439 36,183
Percentage of Candidates Passing
First Time 63% 62% 87%
Retakes 27% 36% 52%
Certification-Related Data BCBA BCaBA RBT
Number of Individuals Newly Certified 6,072 1,245 33,589
Overall Number of Certificants (end of 2020) 37,859 4,044 70,361

*Due to anomalous RBT-related activity in one geographic region, its testing data have been removed from this column. The RBT data for all regions are as follows for first-time test takers: # tested = 37,615, pass rate = 80%; and for retakes: # tested = 15,981, pass rate = 28%.