How Many NPs Pass the AANPCB’s FNP Certification Exam?

If you’ve recently graduated from your nurse practitioner program, you’ve probably got one thing on your mind – certification. And, you should. Once finals are over and you’re about to receive your diploma, the next best step to take as a new grad is to get certified. This will be essential for continuing your job search and securing employment. Just how likely are you to pass the family nurse practitioner certification exam?

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board publishes annual statistics related to its certification exams. These can be helpful in assessing your own performance on the test. And, these stats bear good news for family nurse practitioners. Based on four years of historical data, you have about an 82% chance of passing the AANPCB’s FNP certification exam. 

Here’s a peek at the pass rate stats: 

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