The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2016. For the nation, 58% 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 757 398 53%
Alaska 105 64 61%
Arizona 988 505 51%
Arkansas 357 204 57%
California 12,495 5,032 40%
Colorado 1,171 810 69%
Connecticut 555 372 67%
Delaware 198 130 66%
District of Columbia 1,020 578 57%
Florida 4,637 2,515 54%
Georgia 1,975 1,228 62%
Guam 12 7 58%
Hawaii 283 200 71%
Idaho 202 145 72%
Illinois 2,891 1,993 69%
Indiana 766 467 61%
Iowa 260 178 68%
Kansas 215 155 72%
Kentucky 564 394 70%
Louisiana 944 617 65%
Maine 189 129 68%
Maryland 1,868 1,115 60%
Massachusetts 2,384 1,550 65%
Michigan 1,190 779 65%
Minnesota 872 618 71%
Mississippi 276 190 69%
Missouri 970 757 78%
Montana 159 117 74%
Nebraska 219 169 77%
Nevada 514 265 52%
New Hampshire 278 189 68%
New Jersey 2,069 1,196 58%
New Mexico 281 185 66%
New York 14,490 8,275 57%
North Carolina 1,827 943 52%
North Dakota 107 62 58%
N. Mariana Islands 3 3 100%
Ohio 1,416 942 67%
Oklahoma 446 305 68%
Oregon 713 416 58%
Palau 22 0 0%
Pennsylvania 2,200 1,444 66%
Puerto Rico 1,020 368 36%
Rhode Island 180 104 58%
South Carolina 644 404 63%
South Dakota 113 57 50%
Tennessee 1,094 644 59%
Texas 4,408 2,904 66%
Utah 447 318 71%
Vermont 96 62 65%
Virgin Islands 40 23 58%
Virginia 1,517 1,038 68%
Washington 1,124 748 67%
West Virginia 235 149 63%
Wisconsin 204 124 61%
Wyoming 82 57 70%
Total 74,092 42,641 58%