CPALE Board Exam Results May 2023: CPA Passers

The CPA Board Exam was conducted on May 21-23, 2023 in different testing centers nationwide including  NCR, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Palawan, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.

It was headed by the Board of Accountancy, its Chairman, Noe G. Quiñanola, Vice-Chairman, Samuel B. Padilla, and its members, Thelma S. Ciudadano, Gervacio I. Piator, Maria Teresita Z. Dimaculangan, and Rosalinda D. Evangelista.

The May 2023 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE) results including the complete list of board passers, top 10 (topnotchers), and performance of schools are expected to be released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Accountancy in 5 working days after the last day of exams.

Accountancy Licensure Exam Results May 2023

PRC announced that 2,239 out of 7,376 (30.36%) successfully passed the May 2023 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Exam (CPALE). “The results of examination with respect to two (2) examinees were withheld pending completion of the remaining subjects in the licensure examination; and two (2) were withheld for validation of submitted documents.”

Here are the May 2023 CPA board exam results as announced by the Professional Regulation Commission:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on May 21-23, 2023
Released on May 30, 2023

TOP 10 May 2023 CPA Board Exam Topnotchers

PRC recognizes the top 10 examinees who garnered the highest examination ratings in its administered licensure exams. Shown below is the complete list of May 2023 CPALE top 10 examinees/ topnotchers including the school they’re from and their rating. 

Performance of Schools/ Top Performing Schools

Below are the October 2022 Certified Public Accountant licensure exams top-performing schools having 20 or more examinees passed and with at least 80% overall passing percentage; as per Commission Resolution No.  2017-1058 (C) series of 2017, courtesy of PRC.

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RankSchoolTotal No. of ExamineesTotal No. PassedPercentage Passed
1University of the Philippines Diliman595593.22%

The performance of schools for May 2023 CPA licensure exams in alphabetical order as per R.A. 8981, otherwise known as PRC Modernization Act of 2000 Section 7 (m) or “to monitor the performance of schools in licensure examinations and publish results thereof in a newspaper of national circulation.”

Month/YearTotal No. ExamineesTotal No. PassersPassing Rate
October 20226,6651,72225.84%
May 20224,44299022.29%
December 20211,45431821.87%
October 20212,36736115.25%
October 201914,4922,07514.32%
May 201910,3191,69916.46%
October 201814,3583,61625.18%
May 20189,8302,84328.92%
October 201714,8164,51130.45%
May 20179,6453,38935.13%
October 201614,3905,24936.48%
May 20166,9252,96742.84%
October 201513,3175,46841.06%