The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2015. For the nation, 59% 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 751 406 54%
Alaska 135 84 62%
Arizona 1,105 634 57%
Arkansas 330 213 65%
California 13,084 5,764 44%
Colorado 1,159 798 69%
Connecticut 651 471 72%
Delaware 188 124 66%
District of Columbia 555 232 42%
Florida 4,601 2,706 59%
Georgia 1,825 1,125 62%
Guam 18 9 50%
Hawaii 292 193 66%
Idaho 173 119 69%
Illinois 3,157 2,325 74%
Indiana 765 546 71%
Iowa 319 261 82%
Kansas 174 136 78%
Kentucky 570 402 71%
Louisiana 1,000 630 63%
Maine 154 94 61%
Maryland 1,923 1,111 58%
Massachusetts 2,520 1,703 68%
Michigan 1,347 816 61%
Minnesota 904 661 73%
Mississippi 286 215 75%
Missouri 1,070 883 83%
Montana 178 118 66%
Nebraska 218 166 76%
Nevada 531 321 60%
New Hampshire 209 139 67%
New Jersey 3,951 2,584 65%
New Mexico 260 195 75%
New York 14,668 8,209 56%
North Carolina 1,802 956 53%
North Dakota 104 67 64%
N. Mariana Islands 6 6 100%
Ohio 1,456 1,041 71%
Oklahoma 414 282 68%
Oregon 648 398 61%
Palau 13 1 8%
Pennsylvania 2,445 1,620 66%
Puerto Rico 1,188 401 34%
Rhode Island 214 135 63%
South Carolina 681 467 69%
South Dakota 100 56 56%
Tennessee 1,065 651 61%
Texas 4,320 2,791 65%
Utah 414 314 76%
Vermont 101 51 50%
Virgin Islands 27 20 74%
Virginia 1,624 1,097 68%
Washington 1,176 856 73%
West Virginia 273 185 68%
Wisconsin 214 145 68%
Wyoming 81 60 74%
Total 77,437 45,993 59%