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2018 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1305 1003 77% 302 23%
Repeater 389 190 49% 199 51%
Total 1694 1193 70% 501 30%
30
1724
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1282 906 71% 376 29%
Repeater 456 162 36% 294 64%
Total 1738 1068 61% 670 39% 47
1785

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing – 38.1/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 14.6/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 16.1/22
Regulatory Compliance – 26.0/36
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 15.3/20

SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 44.1/58
Restorative Arts – 24.3/34
Preparation for Disposition – 21.6/31
Funeral Service Sciences – 18.8/27