NSCA CSCS Exam Pass Rates

The NSCA has presented the following data with regards to CSCS Examination. It should provide some general information to exam candidates about the level of difficulty encountered.

  • 5,790 Candidates sat for the NSCA CSCS Exam.
  • 66% Passed the Scientific Foundations Section
  • 67% Passed the Practical Applied Section
  • 55% Passed both sections.

Translation of data:

  • Since you need to pass both sections to earn the CSCS……
  • 45% of candidates FAILED the CSCS Exam
  • Almost 5 out of 10 people who sit for both sections of the Exam will not pass
  • Are you prepared?


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