The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2005. 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 770 496 64%
Alaska 132 83 63%
Arizona 1,142 768 67%
Arkansas 349 246 70%
California 12,863 5,882 46%
Colorado 1,287 881 68%
Connecticut 1,274 941 74%
Delaware 260 149 57%
District of Columbia 593 302 51%
Florida 4,507 2,709 60%
Georgia 1,664 1,207 73%
Guam 13 10 77%
Hawaii 320 228 71%
Idaho 207 154 74%
Illinois 3,872 3,008 78%
Indiana 819 616 75%
Iowa 329 264 80%
Kansas 476 362 76%
Kentucky 642 461 72%
Louisiana 1,062 738 69%
Maine 246 173 70%
Maryland 2,254 1,460 65%
Massachusetts 2,674 1,938 72%
Michigan 1,443 918 64%
Minnesota 941 766 81%
Mississippi 401 339 85%
Missouri 1,128 918 81%
Montana 190 159 84%
Nebraska 199 146 73%
Nevada 789 463 59%
New Hampshire 235 127 54%
New Jersey 4,507 3,139 70%
New Mexico 342 277 81%
New York 13,388 8,334 62%
North Carolina 1,328 851 64%
North Dakota 65 54 83%
N. Mariana Islands 9 9 100%
Ohio 1,905 1,356 71%
Oklahoma 519 424 82%
Oregon 783 524 67%
Palau 7 5 71%
Pennsylvania 2,975 2,080 70%
Puerto Rico 1,096 420 38%
Rhode Island 243 157 65%
South Carolina 568 452 80%
South Dakota 128 92 72%
Tennessee 907 671 74%
Texas 3,998 2,845 71%
Utah 436 376 86%
Vermont 128 93 73%
Virgin Islands 64 44 69%
Virginia 1,929 1,316 68%
Washington 1,401 1,000 71%
West Virginia 335 214 64%
Wisconsin 298 229 77%
Wyoming 117 84 72%
Total 80,557 51,958 64%