Bar Exam Results by Jurisdiction

February 2022 Bar Exam

Table last updated May 24, 2022, 1:50 pm (CDT)

The table below lists percentage pass rates for the February 2022 bar exam as reported by each jurisdiction following release of their exam results. Jurisdiction announcements, when available, are accessible by clicking on the jurisdiction name. The prior two administrations' results (February and July 2021) are shown further below. Detailed annual statistics submitted by jurisdictions are published each spring on the Statistics page of the Bar Examiner website.

JurisdictionOverall Pass RateFirst-Timer Pass RateRepeater Pass RateResults Release Date
Alabama  35%  64%  23%  April 29 
Alaska 56%  64%  40%  May 6 
Arizona  45%  58%  31%  May 13 
Arkansas 60%  65%  57%  March 31
California 34%  53%  24%  May 6 
Colorado 51%  66%  32%  April 28 
Connecticut 44%  59%  35%  April 22 
Delaware (no February exam)        
District of Columbia 42%      May 3 
Florida 44%  62%    April 11 
Georgia  50% 77%  32%  May 20 
Hawaii 67%  81%  38%  April 26 
Idaho  51% 57%  38%   April 13
Illinois 43%  56%  36%  April 1 
Indiana 55% 71% 37%  April 4
Iowa 64%  81%  48%  April 8 
Kansas 68%  78%  57%  April 5 
Kentucky 45%  52%  49%  April 1 
Louisiana 41%  55%  26%  April 22 
Maine 40%  52%  27%  April 14 
Maryland        
Massachusetts 44%  62%  30%   April 28
Michigan        
Minnesota 63%  78%  52%  April 14 
Mississippi        
Missouri 58%  65%  51%  April 13 
Montana 57%  55%  60%  April 12 
Nebraska 61%  67%  59%  April 1 
Nevada        
New Hampshire        
New Jersey        
New Mexico 70%  78% 63%  April 4 
New York  45%  61% 30% April 13
North Carolina 50%  62%  33%  March 28 
North Dakota 68%  85%  50%  April 5 
Ohio 47%  67%  32%  April 29 
Oklahoma 47% 50%  43%   April 1
Oregon  68%  72%  62%   
Pennsylvania 37%  56%  27%  April 8 
Rhode Island  40% 50%  11%   May 6
South Carolina        
South Dakota 55%  81%  29%   
Tennessee 41%  54%  32%  April 8 
Texas   50% 60%  43%  15 April
Utah  72% 86%  25%  April 13 
Vermont 47%  59%  30%  April 11 
Virginia  66%  76%    April 22 
Washington   51%  68%  35%  April 8
West Virginia 56%  73%  43%  March 29 
Wisconsin 41%  56%  18%  March 30 
Wyoming 64%  56%  80%  April 11 
Guam        
Northern Mariana Islands        
Palau (no February exam)        
Puerto Rico        
Virgin Islands        

July 2021 Bar Exam

Table last updated March 29, 2022, 8:57 am (CDT)

The table below lists percentage pass rates for the July 2021 bar exam as reported by each jurisdiction following release of their exam results or submission of exam statistics to NCBE. Jurisdiction announcements, when available, are accessible by clicking on the jurisdiction name. The prior administration's results (February 2021) are shown further below. Detailed annual statistics submitted by jurisdictions are published each spring on the Statistics page of the Bar Examiner website.

JurisdictionOverall Pass RateFirst-Timer Pass RateRepeater Pass RateResults Release Date
Alabama  52.6%   72%  15.5% September 24 
Alaska 58%  70%   8% October  29
Arizona  65%  78.3%   18.1% October 8 
Arkansas 70%   76%  34% September 1 
California 53%  71%  19%  November 12 
Colorado 74%  80%  22%  October 7 
Connecticut 59%   75%  14% September 24 
Delaware   66.58%  71.23%  41.54% October 22 
District of Columbia  73% 84%  44%  November 2
Florida 61%   71.6% 21%  September 20 
Georgia 64.4%   79.9% 14.1%  October 22 
Hawaii 70.2% 74%  50%   
Idaho 65.6%  70.7%  30.4%  September 15 
Illinois 67%  79%  17%  October 7 
Indiana 69%   78%  27% September 20 
Iowa 71%   77%  28% September 9 
Kansas  75.63%  78.91%  38.46%  
Kentucky 72.17% 71.91% 28.57%  November 19
Louisiana 69.78% 78.35% 29.81% November 1 
Maine 59%  64% 25% September 16 
Maryland 68% 78% 31% November 18
Massachusetts 74.7%  85.1% 19.3% November 9
Michigan 64%  75%  23%   
Minnesota 73.50%  81.86%  23%  October 4
Mississippi 68.2%  75%  40% September 9
Missouri 75.5%   83.2%  19.7% September 15 
Montana 74%   78%  42% September 17 
Nebraska 72%  73%  56%  September 8 
Nevada 62%  66%  23%  October 8 
New Hampshire 63.7% 68.9%  0% November 17
New Jersey 58.31%  71%  17%  November 15 
New Mexico 71%   77% 26%  September 3 
New York 63%  78%  18%  October 28 
North Carolina 75%   83.98%  33.57% September 14 
North Dakota 65%   76% 23%  September 8 
Ohio 73.4%  82.3%   21.4% October 22 
Oklahoma 73%   78%  19% September 14

Oregon  79%   84%  30% September 24 
Pennsylvania 69.43%  77.22%   24.86% October 15 
Rhode Island  77%      November 8
South Carolina  65.25% 75%  23%  October 15 
South Dakota 73%  73%  91%  September 2 
Tennessee  62.5%  71%  19.83%  October 29
Texas  68.29%   77.77% 21.10% October 15 
Utah 86.3%   90.8%  36.8% September 20 
Vermont 54%  62%  18%  September 20 
Virginia   74.77%  79.15% 38%  October 15 
Washington  73.8%   81%  11.8% September 11 
West Virginia  57.5%  62.9%  37.9% September 3
Wisconsin 63%  73%  33%  September 1 
Wyoming 72%  72% 50% September 13 
Guam 60% 60%  60%   
Northern Mariana Islands 100%  100%  No repeaters   
Palau July exam canceled      
Puerto Rico 34%  39%  28%   
Virgin Islands 64% 55% 45% October 12

February 2021 Bar Exam

Table last updated April 11, 2022, 9:59 am (CDT)

The table below lists percentage pass rates for the February 2021 bar exam as reported by each jurisdiction following release of their exam results. Jurisdiction announcements, when available, are accessible by clicking on the jurisdiction name. Detailed annual statistics submitted by jurisdictions are published each spring on the Statistics page of the Bar Examiner website.

JurisdictionExam Overall Pass RateResults Release Date
Alabama  39.4% April 16
Alaska 67% May 6
Arizona  56% May 14
Arkansas 60% April 1
California 39.6% May 7
Colorado 53%   
Connecticut 47% April 23
Delaware (no February exam)    
District of Columbia 47%  May 20
Florida 47%  
Georgia  45.9%  May 21
Hawaii  72%  
Idaho 62.7% April 14
Illinois 42% April 6
Indiana  49%  
Iowa 60% April 9
Kansas  60%  
Kentucky 59% April 23
Louisiana 51.27% April 23
Maine 60% April 13
Maryland 43%   
Massachusetts 43%   
Michigan 46% May 6
Minnesota 56.99% April 27
Mississippi  58%  
Missouri 60.3% April 14
Montana 67%   
Nebraska 61% March 31
Nevada 60%  
New Hampshire 57%  
New Jersey 43% May 7
New Mexico 72% April 1
New York 49% April 21
North Carolina 60% April 9
North Dakota 55% April 5
Ohio 54.3% April 30
Oklahoma (results, statistics) 74% April 2

Oregon  64% April 23
Pennsylvania 51.13% April 9
Rhode Island 64%   
South Carolina 62%   
South Dakota 56% April 1
Tennessee 45.42% April 29
Texas  61.6% April 19
Utah 70% April 12
Vermont 57% April 13
Virginia  59.91% April 23
Washington  63.2% April 9
West Virginia 48% March 31
Wisconsin 54%   
Wyoming 86%  April 9
Guam 33%  
Northern Mariana Islands 100%   
Palau 67%   
Puerto Rico (March administration) 32%  
Virgin Islands 64%