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Massachusetts Bar Exam Results

Massachusetts posts the names of all who passed the written portion of the bar exam and provides the statistics of the Massachusetts law schools.

Before reporting to the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the character, acquirements and qualifications of the petitioners, the Board of Bar Examiners must give public notice of those persons that have passed the law examination held on July 27th and 28th, 2021.  If no objection is made, they may be recommended to the Supreme Judicial Court for admission.  The list of names can be found at https://www.mass.gov/info-details/massachusetts-bar-exam-pass-list.

Massachusetts statistics for the bar exam are included below.

The Board of Bar Examiners posted the names of examinees who passed  and the statistics for the July 2021 Massachusetts bar exam on November 10, 2021. 

July 2021 Statistics:  A total of 1407 examinees sat for the July 2021 bar examination, of whom 1051 (74.7%) passed.  There were 1184 first time takers, of whom 1008 (85.1%) passed the exam.  The statistics are as follows: 

Examinees Taking Exam in Massachusetts

Number Taking

Number Passing

Percentage Passing

First time

1184

1008

85.1%

Second Time

77

16

20.8%

Third Time

74

17

23.0%

Fourth Time or more

72

10

13.9%

 

 

 

 

TOTAL ALL EXAMINEES 

1407

1051

74.7%

A summary of July 2021 statistics by Law School found in the link below.

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