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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 February 22-23, 2022.  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 beginning April 29, 2022.

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 February 2022 Massachusetts bar exam on April 29, 2022 

February 2022 Statistics:  A total of 396 examinees sat for the February 2022 bar examination, of whom 43.9% passed.  There were 171  first time takers, of whom 62% passed the exam.  The statistics are as follows: 

Examinees Taking Exam in Massachusetts

Number Taking

Number Passing

Percentage Passing

First time

171

106

62%

Second Time

139

61

43.9%

Third Time

24

1

4.2%

Fourth Time or more

62

6

9.7%

TOTAL ALL EXAMINEES 

396

174

43.9%

A summary of February 2022 statistics by Law School found in the link below.

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