Bar Examination

February 2017 Bar Exam:

      Exam Dates: Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23, 2017

      Locations: Boston: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC)

       Springfield: Western New England University School of Law

Application Deadline:   The February 2017 application deadlines will be announced in September 2016.  Click here for the Bar Exam Application and Filing Instructions. 

For more information, see  Massachusetts Bar Admission FAQs

July 2016 Bar Exam Results:  

The results for the July 2016 bar exam will be posted in late October 2016.

February 2016 Bar Exam Results:  

The applicants listed on the February 2016   Bar Exam Pass List have passed the written portion of the February 2016 bar examination.  

A total of 691 applicants sat for the February 2016 bar examination, of whom 350 (50.7%) passed.  There were 310 first time takers, of whom 188 (60.6%) passed the exam.  To view results and statistics by law school, visit Bar Exam Results & Post Bar Information .

Future Exam DatesTest Dates
July 2016July 27-28, 2016
February 2017February 22-23, 2017
July 2017July 26-27, 2017

Grading Information

Information regarding the grading process of the Massachusetts bar exam can be found here pdf format of scoring information
.   See Massachusetts Bar Admission FAQs for more information.