The California Bar Exam Results

The chart below contains California Bar Exam results for recent years. A good bar review course coupled with AdaptiBar's online MBE preparation program will maximize your chances of passing the California Bar Exam.

To learn more about bar exam statistics, check out the National Conference of Bar Examiners website.

California Bar Exam Pass Rates

Please note that these bar exam statistics are for all bar examinees in the state, not AdaptiBar's statistics.

Year Total Taking Total Passing Percent Passing
2015 13,084 5,764 44%
2014 13,082 6,208 47%
2013 13,319 6,774 51%
2012 13,119 6,683 51%
2011 12,820 6,483 51%
2010 12,788 6,259 49%
2009 12,751 6,258 49%
2008 13,169 7,127 54%
2007 13,318 6,471 49%
2006 13,706 6,488 47%
2005 12,863 5,882 46%
2004 12,448 5,437 44%
2003 11,980 5,412 45%
2002 11,581 5,154 45%

Learn More About The California Bar Exam

Planning on taking the California Bar Exam? To learn more about the California Bar Exam, visit our state bar exam information page for California: California Bar Exam