Bar Exam Statistics
2018

The chart below shows pass rates by state for 2018. For the nation, 54% 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.

MBE Scores by State (2018)

State Total Taking Total Passing Percent Passing
Alabama 841 391 46%
Alaska 82 48 59%
Arizona 961 505 53%
Arkansas 308 164 53%
California 12,772 4,566 36%
Colorado 1,081 696 64%
Connecticut 522 254 49%
Delaware 172 104 60%
District of Columbia 2,325 1,435 62%
Florida 4,204 2,165 51%
Georgia 1,652 878 53%
Guam 12 6 50%
Hawaii 256 174 68%
Idaho 172 116 67%
Illinois 2,682 1,758 66%
Indiana 723 432 60%
Iowa 250 185 74%
Kansas 148 97 66%
Kentucky 499 315 63%
Louisiana 790 524 66%
Maine 162 89 55%
Maryland 1,253 643 51%
Massachusetts 1,852 1,141 62%
Michigan 1,070 677 63%
Minnesota 798 551 69%
Mississippi 269 129 48%
Missouri 883 638 72%
Montana 117 86 74%
Nebraska 195 136 70%
Nevada 500 272 54%
New Hampshire 205 94 46%
New Jersey 1,446 778 54%
New Mexico 300 205 68%
New York 13,438 7,516 56%
North Carolina 1,202 567 47%
North Dakota 84 49 58%
N. Mariana Islands 6 5 83%
Ohio 1,237 798 65%
Oklahoma 363 261 72%
Oregon 622 433 70%
Palau 9 4 44%
Pennsylvania 1,808 1,187 66%
Puerto Rico 935 332 36%
Rhode Island 115 62 54%
South Carolina 653 395 60%
South Dakota 117 65 56%
Tennessee 900 504 56%
Texas 4,068 2,403 59%
Utah 358 266 74%
Vermont 117 80 68%
Virgin Islands 19 13 68%
Virginia 1,104 731 66%
Washington 1,006 629 63%
West Virginia 249 149 60%
Wisconsin 202 128 63%
Wyoming 84 58 69%
Total 68,198 36,887 54%