Reminder: ARE 4.0 retires in less than two months on June 30, 2018. Candidates will not be able to test in ARE 4.0 after that date, and those who have not completed the exam will need to finish testing in ARE 5.0. Learn more about ARE 4.0’s upcoming retirement, or transition to ARE 5.0 now!  

Curious how other candidates performed on an ARE 4.0 division? You can view pass rates for each division or by school of architecture.

These pass rates are by division for all candidates (first time and repeat) who took the ARE in the last three years.

Divison 2014 2015 2016 2017
Programming Planning & Practice 62% 60% 56% 52%
Site Planning & Design 69% 66% 65% 64%
Building Design & Construction Systems 64% 64% 64% 62%
Structural Systems 68% 66% 65% 59%
Building Systems 68% 67% 64% 59%
Construction Documents & Services 62% 58% 54% 52%
Schematic Design 77% 77% 78% 81%
Number of Candidates Testing 17,688 18,720 20,181 15,393