Official Result Notification

Official result letters for the February 2015 Massachusetts Bar Examination were sent by first class postal mail to each applicant on April 23, 2015. Please open these letters immediately as they contain time-sensitive and important information.

The names of those who passed the written portion of the bar examination will be posted on this website beginning Tuesday, April 28, 2015.  These names will also be publicly posted for a period of seven days in every county clerk's office prior to the formal admission of any applicant, as required by Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:01, §4.

If you did not pass the written portion of the bar examination, please note that time-sensitive information for retaking the exam and obtaining a copy of your essay answers is included with your result letter.

For information regarding SJC Rule 3:16, Practicing with Professionalism, please see Practicing with Professionalism Course.


A total of 689 applicants sat for the February bar examination, of whom 390 (56.6%) passed. There were 354 first time takers, of whom 236 (66.7%) passed the exam. The statistics are as follows:

Total Applicants

Taking exam forNumber takingNumber passingPercentage passing
First time  354 23666.7%
Second time  214 13161.2%
Third time takers    51  1223.5%
Fourth time takers    27    725.9%
Fifth time or more takers     43     49.3%
Total All Examinees  68939056.6%

To view results and statistics by law school, please click here.

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