Bar Exam Results by Jurisdiction

February 2021 Bar Exam

Table last updated June 21, 2021, 7:14 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. The prior administration's results (July/September/October 2020) are shown further below. 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    
Connecticut 47% April 23
Delaware (no February exam)    
District of Columbia    
Florida    
Georgia  45.9%  May 21
Hawaii    
Idaho 62.7% April 14
Illinois 42% April 6
Indiana    
Iowa 60% April 9
Kansas    
Kentucky 59% April 23
Louisiana 51.27% April 23
Maine 60% April 13
Maryland    
Massachusetts    
Michigan 46% May 6
Minnesota 56.99% April 27
Mississippi    
Missouri 60.3% April 14
Montana    
Nebraska 61% March 31
Nevada    
New Hampshire    
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    
South Carolina    
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    
Wyoming 86%  April 9
Guam    
Northern Mariana Islands    
Palau    
Puerto Rico (March administration)    
Virgin Islands    

 

July/September/October 2020 Bar Exam

Table last updated April 27, 2021, 2:04 pm (CST)

The table below lists percentage pass rates for the July/September/October 2020 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.

Due to COVID-19, many jurisdictions postponed administration of the July exam to September or October, some offering remote exams, and some offering two exam administration dates. (For jurisdictions offering two exam dates, each date is shown in a separate row.) For a list of jurisdiction decisions about the July 2020 exam, see July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information.

JurisdictionExam Date(s)Exam Pass RateResults Release Date
Alabama (exam #1) July 2829 71.1% September 25
Alabama (exam #2) Sept. 30Oct. 1 29.1% November 13
Alaska Sept. 910 80% November 10
Arizona (exam #1) July 2829 81% October 9
Arizona (exam #2) Oct. 56    
Arkansas July 2829 80.5% September 4
California Oct. 56    
Colorado July 2829 78% October 8
Connecticut Oct. 56 67.5% December 11
Delaware July 2020 exam CANCELED    
District of Columbia Oct. 56 76.6% December 11
Florida Oct. 13    
Georgia Oct. 56 68.2% December 14 
Hawaii Sept. 910    
Idaho (exam #1) July 2829 76.7% September 16
Idaho (exam #2) Oct. 56    
Illinois Oct. 5 75% December 1
Indiana Aug. 4 78% October 2
Iowa July 2829 83% September 11
Kansas (exam #1) July 2829 (Pass rate not published)  
Kansas (exam #2) Sept. 910 (Pass rate not published)  
Kentucky Oct. 5    
Louisiana (exam #1) Aug. 24    
Louisiana (exam #2) Oct. 20    
Maine Sept. 30Oct. 1  86%  November 13
Maryland Oct. 5 70% November 30
Massachusetts Oct. 5 76.7% December 8
Michigan July 28 68% October 27
Minnesota (exam #1) July 2829 90.70% October 5
Minnesota (exam #2) Sept. 910 67.71%  November 6 
Mississippi July 2829 78.9% September 10
Missouri July 2829 84.2% September 16
Montana July 2829 86% September 18
Nebraska (exam #1) July 2829 89% September 3
Nebraska (exam #2) Sept. 910  54%  October 8
Nevada Aug. 1112 64% October 29
New Hampshire Oct. 5 75% November 30
New Jersey Oct. 5  66.14%  December 23
New Mexico Sept. 910 89% October 16
New York Oct. 5 84% December 16
North Carolina July 2829 83% August 31
North Dakota July 2829 76% September 8
Ohio Oct. 5 77.4% November 30
Oklahoma July 2829 80% September 3
Oregon (exam #1) July 2829 93% September 25
Oregon (exam #2) Oct. 56    
Pennsylvania Oct. 57 75.8% December 11
Rhode Island Sept. 30Oct. 1    
South Carolina July 2829 71.69% October 9
South Dakota July 2829 70% September 15
Tennessee Oct. 5 74.89% December 9
Texas (exam #1) Sept. 910 76.66% November 4
Texas (exam #2) Oct. 56 60.13% December 14
Utah Sept. 30Oct. 1    
Vermont Oct. 5    
Virginia (exam #1) July 2829 87.47% October 16
Virginia (exam #2) Sept. 10 75.51% November 20
Washington (exam #1) July 2829 85.9% September 12
Washington (exam #2) Sept. 910 37.8% October 17
West Virginia July 28–29 77% September 4
Wisconsin July 2829 69% September 2 
Wyoming (exam #1) July 2829 85% September 10
Wyoming (exam #2) Sept. 30Oct. 1 36% November 13 
Guam July 2020 exam CANCELED    
Northern Mariana Islands July 2829    
Palau July 2020 exam CANCELED    
Puerto Rico Nov. 14    
Virgin Islands Oct. 5