I just saw the June 2010 worldwide results for the Chartered Financial Analyst exams.
109,705 students wrote one of the three exams this June.
The pass rates were: Level I, 42%; Level II, 39%; Level III, 46%.
The CFA designation is an excellent program if you want to work in the investment industry.
Based on the results, it is not an easy process.
For any current CFA candidates reading this post, congratulations to those who passed. For those who did not, best of luck on your next attempt.
But while difficult, it is extremely rewarding once you are done.
And by showing the world that it is a tough process, it makes the CFA holder appear stronger in the eyes of the public. Something that is important for both professional credibility and when you are being considered for a new job.