The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2006. For the nation, 67% 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 845 549 65%
Alaska 148 92 62%
Arizona 976 855 88%
Arkansas 407 282 69%
California 13,706 6,488 47%
Colorado 1,389 950 68%
Connecticut 1,339 1,008 75%
Delaware 265 157 59%
District of Columbia 695 351 51%
Florida 4,547 1,375 76%
Georgia 1,807 1,375 76%
Guam 12 9 75%
Hawaii 302 214 71%
Idaho 206 163 79%
Illinois 4,055 3,209 79%
Indiana 795 604 76%
Iowa 353 286 81%
Kansas 410 337 82%
Kentucky 625 459 73%
Louisiana 889 624 70%
Maine 222 163 73%
Maryland 2,120 1,398 66%
Massachusetts 2,840 2,186 77%
Michigan 1,446 1,131 78%
Minnesota 1,063 910 86%
Mississippi 410 329 80%
Missouri 1,184 975 82%
Montana 167 152 91%
Nebraska 166 132 80%
Nevada 864 530 61%
New Hampshire 249 192 77%
New Jersey 4,341 3,166 73%
New Mexico 339 292 86%
New York 14,013 8,893 63%
North Carolina 1,513 963 64%
North Dakota 50 36 72%
N. Mariana Islands 8 7 88%
Ohio 1,835 1,353 74%
Oklahoma 537 446 83%
Oregon 892 641 72%
Palau 11 3 27%
Pennsylvania 2,919 2,066 71%
Puerto Rico 1,167 539 46%
Rhode Island 233 165 71%
South Carolina 589 453 77%
South Dakota 124 95 77%
Tennessee 1,000 746 75%
Texas 4,068 3,028 74%
Utah 429 357 83%
Vermont 120 82 68%
Virgin Islands 45 33 73%
Virginia 2,013 1,364 68%
Washington 1,429 1,108 78%
West Virginia 354 214 60%
Wisconsin 329 258 78%
Wyoming 131 94 72%
Total 82,991 55,401 67%