The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2002. For the nation, 63% of those who took the bar exam passed. To be sure you pass, a great MBE test preparation program, such as AdaptiBar, can greatly increase your chances of passing.

*These stats are for all bar examinees nationwide, not AdaptiBar statistics.

State Total Taking Total Passing Percent Passing
Alabama 909 498 55%
Alaska 95 51 54%
Arizona 990 694 70%
Arkansas 312 212 68%
California 11,581 5,154 45%
Colorado 1,118 794 71%
Connecticut 1,224 892 73%
Delaware 256 158 62%
District of Columbia 647 353 55%
Florida 3,573 2,427 68%
Georgia 1,452 1,010 70%
Guam - - -
Hawaii 252 171 68%
Idaho 183 110 60%
Illinois 3,451 2,481 72%
Indiana 761 533 70%
Iowa 243 194 80%
Kansas 524 429 82%
Kentucky 477 363 76%
Louisiana - - -
Maine 285 178 62%
Maryland 2,063 1,266 61%
Massachusetts 2,789 1,840 66%
Michigan 1,209 899 74%
Minnesota 847 691 82%
Mississippi 396 321 81%
Missouri 1,162 846 73%
Montana - - -
Nebraska 192 146 76%
Nevada 599 352 59%
New Hampshire 279 167 60%
New Jersey 4,099 2,564 63%
New Mexico 275 237 86%
New York 12,860 7,884 61%
North Carolina 1,067 700 66%
North Dakota - - -
N. Mariana Islands - - -
Ohio 1,746 1,134 65%
Oklahoma 439 301 69%
Oregon 726 512 71%
Palau - - -
Pennsylvania 2,647 1,716 65%
Puerto Rico - - -
Rhode Island 224 127 57%
South Carolina 443 347 78%
South Dakota - - -
Tennessee 712 478 67%
Texas 3,604 2,452 68%
Utah 382 319 84%
Vermont 107 76 71%
Virgin Islands - - -
Virginia 1,878 1,195 64%
Washington - - -
West Virginia 314 210 64%
Wisconsin 297 221 74%
Wyoming 91 60 66%
Total 73,065 45,883 63%