The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2003. For the nation, 64% 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 954 551 58%
Alaska 139 78 56%
Arizona 1021 683 67%
Arkansas 322 226 70%
California 11,980 5,412 45%
Colorado 1,118 778 70%
Connecticut 1,147 866 76%
Delaware 237 152 64%
District of Columbia 713 362 51%
Florida 3,820 2,545 67%
Georgia 1,441 1,007 70%
Guam - - -
Hawaii 272 214 79%
Idaho 194 136 70%
Illinois 3,431 2,576 75%
Indiana 779 549 70%
Iowa 316 246 78%
Kansas 480 373 78%
Kentucky 564 392 70%
Louisiana - - -
Maine 225 143 64%
Maryland 2,001 1,233 62%
Massachusetts 2,915 1,900 65%
Michigan 1,278 850 67%
Minnesota 885 751 85%
Mississippi 478 411 86%
Missouri 1,209 883 73%
Montana - - -
Nebraska 183 144 79%
Nevada 639 387 61%
New Hampshire 203 122 60%
New Jersey 4,232 2,726 64%
New Mexico 333 269 81%
New York 12,700 8,063 63%
North Carolina 1,159 748 65%
North Dakota - - -
N. Mariana Islands - - -
Ohio 1,927 1,303 68%
Oklahoma 493 349 71%
Oregon 706 510 72%
Palau - - -
Pennsylvania 2,675 1,780 67%
Puerto Rico 857 409 48%
Rhode Island 227 172 62%
South Carolina 512 382 75%
South Dakota - - -
Tennessee 843 631 75%
Texas 3,763 2,711 72%
Utah 344 299 87%
Vermont 128 96 75%
Virgin Islands - - -
Virginia 1,783 1,159 65%
Washington - - -
West Virginia 333 208 62%
Wisconsin 297 220 74%
Wyoming 109 73 67%
Total 75,058 47,868 64%