Contributing to the conversation:
2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis

ASWB has published the 2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis as part of the association’s commitment to participating in data-driven conversations around diversity, equity, and inclusion.

U.S. and Canadian data

2022 ASWB Exam Pass Rate Analysis

ASWB’s new analysis of pass rate data shows that the number of people taking the exams has increased and that the proportion of test-takers from historically underrepresented groups has also grown.

State- and provincial-level data

Exam pass rates by state/province

As part of its commitment to contributing to the conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion, ASWB is releasing pass rate data for states and provinces.

School-level data

Exam performance reports for social work schools and programs

ASWB is offering detailed reports on accredited social work degree programs that include pass/fail summary reports, pass rate data for demographic subgroups, and subscore data on major exam content areas.

ASWB leadership responds

A call to collaboration

From association news

Beyond data: A call to action

The data publication offers social work a historic opportunity. From the regulatory side, ASWB is committed to leading change in collaboration with social work partner communities toward addressing the systemic and institutional factors that disproportionately affect Black licensure candidates and those of other historically marginalized groups. ASWB is actively seeking short- and long-term solutions by taking concerted action.

Exam resources for educators

ASWB is offering a new suite of free resources to help social work educators prepare students for the exams.

Exams for the future of social work

Development of the next iteration of the social work licensing exams will draw on input from multiple sources. Both quantitative and qualitative research will inform ASWB’s work to create exams for the future of social work.

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