Bar Exam Results by Jurisdiction

July 2021 Bar Exam

Table last updated September 16, 2021, 4:12 pm (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. 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.

JurisdictionExam Overall Pass RateResults Release Date
Alabama     
Alaska    
Arizona     
Arkansas    
California    
Colorado    
Connecticut    
Delaware     
District of Columbia    
Florida    
Georgia    
Hawaii    
Idaho 65.6%  September 15 
Illinois    
Indiana    
Iowa 71%  September 9 
Kansas    
Kentucky    
Louisiana    
Maine 59%  September 16 
Maryland    
Massachusetts    
Michigan    
Minnesota    
Mississippi    
Missouri 75.5%  September 15 
Montana    
Nebraska 72%  September 8 
Nevada    
New Hampshire    
New Jersey    
New Mexico 71%  September 3 
New York    
North Carolina 75%  September 14 
North Dakota 65%  September 8 
Ohio    
Oklahoma 73%  September 14

Oregon     
Pennsylvania    
Rhode Island    
South Carolina    
South Dakota 73%  September 2 
Tennessee    
Texas     
Utah    
Vermont    
Virginia     
Washington     
West Virginia  57.5% September 3
Wisconsin    
Wyoming 72%  September 13 
Guam    
Northern Mariana Islands    
Palau    
Puerto Rico    
Virgin Islands    

February 2021 Bar Exam

Table last updated September 3, 2021, 8:22 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    
Florida 47%   
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 43%   
Massachusetts 43%   
Michigan 46% May 6
Minnesota 56.99% April 27
Mississippi    
Missouri 60.3% April 14
Montana 67%   
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 54%   
Wyoming 86%  April 9
Guam    
Northern Mariana Islands 100%   
Palau 67%   
Puerto Rico (March administration)    
Virgin Islands