The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2012. 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 765 491 64%
Alaska 158 106 67%
Arizona 979 733 75%
Arkansas 367 249 68%
California 13,119 6,683 51%
Colorado 1,444 1,108 77%
Connecticut 810 594 73%
Delaware 223 140 63%
District of Columbia 447 227 51%
Florida 4,719 3,346 71%
Georgia 1,838 1,380 75%
Guam 21 12 57%
Hawaii 294 199 68%
Idaho 215 171 80%
Illinois 3,517 2,865 81%
Indiana 866 623 72%
Iowa 402 354 88%
Kansas 393 330 84%
Kentucky 620 472 76%
Louisiana 1,074 633 59%
Maine 185 126 68%
Maryland 2,177 1,535 71%
Massachusetts 3,000 2,301 77%
Michigan 1,492 860 58%
Minnesota 969 828 85%
Mississippi 336 241 72%
Missouri 1,061 939 89%
Montana 219 200 91%
Nebraska 111 81 73%
Nevada 549 349 64%
New Hampshire 205 169 82%
New Jersey 4,674 3,322 71%
New Mexico 366 306 84%
New York 15,745 9,680 61%
North Carolina 1,666 1,083 65%
North Dakota 134 104 78%
N. Mariana Islands 8 8 100%
Ohio 1,606 1,227 76%
Oklahoma 541 432 80%
Oregon 667 480 72%
Palau 10 3 30%
Pennsylvania 2,741 2,002 73%
Puerto Rico 1,252 452 36%
Rhode Island 256 199 78%
South Carolina 756 503 67%
South Dakota 109 90 83%
Tennessee 993 676 68%
Texas 3,987 3,002 75%
Utah 478 370 77%
Vermont 145 94 65%
Virgin Islands 45 29 64%
Virginia 2,061 1,430 69%
Washington 1,348 868 64%
West Virginia 323 233 72%
Wisconsin 283 235 83%
Wyoming 151 80 53%
Total 82,920 55,253 67%