2021 Bar Exam Information

2021 Bar Exam Information

The information below represents updates of which we are aware from all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The Student Records Office does not receive updates directly from any jurisdiction when changes happen, so it is critical that students/graduates closely monitor the jurisdictional websites for updates as well.

If you find or learn of information that is not yet listed here, please email the Student Records Office so the page can be updated.

Last updated: 5/3

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Alabama 

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Alaska 

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Arizona

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Apr. 14)

Arkansas

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

California

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Feb. 26)

Updates From the California Bar

  • July 16, 2020: The California Supreme Court on July 16 announced it will permanently lower the passing score for the California Bar Exam to 1390 and released plans for an October test administered online. The court’s letter to the State Bar directed that: (1) the exam will be administered online on October 5−6. Registration will be extended for the October exam through July 24; and (2) The State Bar will expedite creation of a provisional licensure program under supervision for 2020 law school graduates—effective at least until June 1, 2022, or until they can take and pass a California bar exam.   

Colorado

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 10)

Connecticut

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Feb. 11)

Delaware

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 26-28 (three-day remote administration announced on Mar. 15)

District of Columbia

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Feb. 10) 

Florida

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Apr. 12)

Georgia

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 24) 

Hawaii

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Idaho

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Illinois

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 1) 

Indiana

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 30) 

Iowa

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 11) 

Kansas

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Kentucky

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Feb. 23) 

Louisiana

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 26 (one-day remote administration announced on Apr. 8)

Maine

Last updated: 5/3

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Apr. 26) 

Maryland

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Feb. 26)

Massachusetts

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Feb.17)

Michigan

Last updated: 4/26

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Apr. 21)

Minnesota

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Mississippi

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Missouri

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Montana

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Nebraska

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Nevada

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-29 (this is a three-day in-person exam administration)

New Hampshire

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 3)


New Jersey

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 11)

New Mexico

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

New York

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 5)

North Carolina

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 22)

North Dakota

Last updated: 4/191

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Ohio

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 3)

Oklahoma

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28

Oregon

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (in-person administration announced on Mar. 26)

Pennsylvania

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Feb. 12)


Rhode Island

Last updated: 4/19

Bar Website

Upcoming Exams

  • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Apr. 9)

    South Carolina

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28


    South Dakota

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28


    Tennessee

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Feb. 16)

    Texas

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28

    Utah

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 19)

    Vermont

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28 (remote adminstration announced on Mar. 8)


    Virginia

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28

    Washington

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28 (remote administration announced on Mar. 26)

    Updates From the Washington Bar

    • Mar. 5, 2021: The Supreme Court of Washington temporarily lowered the minimum passing score to 266.   

    West Virginia

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28

    Wisconsin

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28


    Wyoming

    Last updated: 4/19

    Bar Website

    Upcoming Exams

    • July 27-28