Many of the test takers who sat for New York’s first ever online bar exam in October got an early holiday gift Wednesday in the form of news that they passed the all-important attorney licensing exam.

The overall pass rate for the controversial exam was 84%—up dramatically from New York’s July 2019 exam, which had an overall pass rate of 65%. In total, 4,319 people passed the exam, out of the 5,150 who took it.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]