The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2004. 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 784 491 63%
Alaska 117 80 68%
Arizona 1,134 759 67%
Arkansas 337 231 69%
California 12,448 5,437 44%
Colorado 1,148 745 65%
Connecticut 1,180 867 73%
Delaware 260 159 61%
District of Columbia 666 341 51%
Florida 4,247 2,716 64%
Georgia 1,645 1,180 72%
Guam 17 9 53%
Hawaii 258 170 66%
Idaho 188 131 70%
Illinois 3,626 2,761 76%
Indiana 813 597 73%
Iowa 343 275 80%
Kansas 495 378 76%
Kentucky 623 461 74%
Louisiana 1,023 707 69%
Maine 253 159 63%
Maryland 2,097 1,284 61%
Massachusetts 2,417 1,757 73%
Michigan 1,350 862 64%
Minnesota 919 765 83%
Mississippi 452 389 86%
Missouri 1,220 992 81%
Montana 155 123 79%
Nebraska 205 157 77%
Nevada 803 451 56%
New Hampshire 240 135 56%
New Jersey 4,416 3,056 69%
New Mexico 322 255 79%
New York 12,806 7,927 62%
North Carolina 1,140 721 63%
North Dakota 55 41 75%
N. Mariana Islands 10 7 70%
Ohio 1,890 1,270 67%
Oklahoma 475 346 73%
Oregon 695 463 67%
Palau 5 5 100%
Pennsylvania 2,733 1,853 68%
Puerto Rico 1,100 519 47%
Rhode Island 224 157 70%
South Carolina 533 409 77%
South Dakota 111 77 69%
Tennessee 903 694 77%
Texas 3,827 2,609 68%
Utah 338 294 87%
Vermont 114 86 75%
Virgin Islands 42 23 55%
Virginia 1,900 1,213 64%
Washington 1,395 1,012 73%
West Virginia 373 256 69%
Wisconsin 256 202 79%
Wyoming 120 72 60%
Total 77,246 49,136 64%