July 2016 Bar Exam Application:
The filing period for the July 2016 bar exam is closed. Email notices #1 and # 2 containing important seating information and exam policies have been sent to all examinees. Examinees should contact the BBE at 617-482-4466 if notices have not been received.
Exam Dates: Wednesday, July 27 and July 28, 2016
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
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.
February 2016 Statistics
The names of those who passed the written portion of the February 2016 bar examination are posted on the Bar Exam Pass List .
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. The statistics are as follows:
|Taking Exam For||Number Taking||Number Passing||Percentage Passing|
|Fifth Time or more|
|TOTAL ALL EXAMINEES|
|Future Exam Dates||Test Dates|
|July 2016||July 27-28, 2016|
|February 2017||February 22-23, 2017|
|July 2017||July 26-27, 2017|