The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2010. For the nation, 68% 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 698 465 67%
Alaska 138 98 71%
Arizona 828 607 73%
Arkansas 356 233 65%
California 12,788 6,259 49%
Colorado 1,315 977 74%
Connecticut 828 588 71%
Delaware 213 141 66%
District of Columbia 461 189 41%
Florida 4,376 3,012 69%
Georgia 1,682 1,255 75%
Guam 15 12 80%
Hawaii 250 171 68%
Idaho 180 140 78%
Illinois 3,518 2,956 84%
Indiana 847 635 75%
Iowa 378 329 87%
Kansas 433 363 84%
Kentucky 629 483 77%
Louisiana 1,107 671 61%
Maine 200 175 88%
Maryland 1,974 1,401 71%
Massachusetts 2,774 2,245 81%
Michigan 1,223 974 80%
Minnesota 985 852 86%
Mississippi 341 260 76%
Missouri 1,007 886 86%
Montana 186 166 89%
Nebraska 144 117 81%
Nevada 634 373 59%
New Hampshire 188 151 80%
New Jersey 4,348 3,292 76%
New Mexico 344 279 81%
New York 15,588 10,060 65%
North Carolina 1,460 991 68%
North Dakota 94 73 78%
N. Mariana Islands 8 5 63%
Ohio 1,605 1,258 78%
Oklahoma 466 384 82%
Oregon 766 518 68%
Palau 7 4 57%
Pennsylvania 2,634 1,957 74%
Puerto Rico 1,150 481 42%
Rhode Island 272 202 74%
South Carolina 665 486 73%
South Dakota 87 82 94%
Tennessee 1,045 732 70%
Texas 3,880 2,960 76%
Utah 457 376 82%
Vermont 108 82 76%
Virgin Islands 59 42 71%
Virginia 2,078 1,461 70%
Washington 1,391 991 71%
West Virginia 301 196 65%
Wisconsin 303 272 90%
Wyoming 141 100 71%
Total 79,953 54,448 68%