Indiana receives approximately 811 applications to take the bar exam each year. With a 68% pass rate, the amount of people passing the Indiana Bar Exam has declined in recent times. You can find information on how individuals have performed on the bar exam in recent years, along with data obtained from the American Bar Association on individual school performance down below.
Quick FAQ on the Indiana Bar Exam
When is the Indiana Bar Exam Administered?
The Indiana Bar Exam is a 2-day exam, taking place the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February, and July.
Who Administers the Indiana Bar Exam:
Indiana State Board of Law Examiners
30 S Meridian St., Suite 875
Indianapolis, IN 46204
When are Results Released for the Indiana Bar Exam:
Indiana releases the results of the February bar in mid-late April, and mid-September for the July bar
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February Bar Exam Statistics and Trends for Indiana
The February Bar Exam averages 274 people taking the exam, with 175 people passing. In recent years the number of people taking and passing the exam has declined.
July Bar Exam Statistics and Trends for Indiana
The July Bar Exam averages 537 people taking the exam, with 435 people passing. Like the February session, the number of people taking the exam has declined.
School Statistics and Trends for Indiana
The American Bar Association each year collects information on schools that have taken Indiana’s bar exam. While this information is not broken down by February/July session, you can see how schools generally perform in the state. Indiana has 4 ABA accredited schools, including Notre Dame.
- Indiana University Maurer School of Law-Bloomington
- Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
- Notre Dame Law School
- Valparaiso University Law School
Both Indiana Universities tend to perform well on the Indiana bar exam. Most notably, is that Notre Dame, while located in Indiana, did not have any student take the Indiana bar exam in 2014.