The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2013. 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 694 445 64%
Alaska 155 103 66%
Arizona 1,011 733 73%
Arkansas 366 238 65%
California 13,319 6,774 51%
Colorado 1,332 1,017 76%
Connecticut 801 585 73%
Delaware 212 152 72%
District of Columbia 476 222 47%
Florida 4,693 3,288 70%
Georgia 1,913 1,455 76%
Guam 16 10 63%
Hawaii 316 232 73%
Idaho 214 168 79%
Illinois 3,577 2,945 82%
Indiana 851 626 74%
Iowa 377 331 88%
Kansas 367 313 85%
Kentucky 581 436 75%
Louisiana 1,073 533 50%
Maine 207 157 76%
Maryland 2,141 1,571 73%
Massachusetts 2,866 2,231 78%
Michigan 1,729 1,069 62%
Minnesota 944 799 85%
Mississippi 345 261 76%
Missouri 1,080 941 87%
Montana 200 170 85%
Nebraska 189 139 74%
Nevada 559 343 61%
New Hampshire 183 130 71%
New Jersey 4,763 3,568 75%
New Mexico 364 301 83%
New York 15,846 10,163 64%
North Carolina 1,809 1,068 59%
North Dakota 145 104 72%
N. Mariana Islands 13 12 92%
Ohio 1,681 1,320 79%
Oklahoma 495 400 81%
Oregon 665 487 73%
Palau 8 5 63%
Pennsylvania 2,820 2,063 73%
Puerto Rico 1,294 516 40%
Rhode Island 247 176 71%
South Carolina 808 609 75%
South Dakota 104 90 87%
Tennessee 1,108 804 73%
Texas 4,208 3,353 80%
Utah 523 427 82%
Vermont 123 94 76%
Virgin Islands 31 19 61%
Virginia 2,196 1,549 71%
Washington 1,282 972 76%
West Virginia 277 188 68%
Wisconsin 271 225 83%
Wyoming 118 96 81%
Total 83,986 57,026 68%