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Sunday, January 9, 2011

July 2010 California Bar Exam Results

The July 2010 California bar passage rates by school are out. For first-time takers, the overall pass rates were 68.3% for all takers and 75.2% for graduates of the twenty California ABA-approved law schools.

The results by gender:

  • Female: 68.3% overall, 75.6% CA ABA-approved
  • Male: 68.3% overall, 74.7% CA ABA-approved

The results by race:

  • White: 74.2% overall, 80.2% CA ABA-approved
  • Asian: 63.7% overall, 71.9% CA ABA-approved
  • Other Minority: 60.2% overall, 68.9% CA ABA-approved
  • Hispanic: 56.2% overall, 65.5% CA ABA-approved
  • Black: 44.6% overall, 53.6% CA ABA-approved

Here are the results by school for first-time test-takers, along with each school's U.S. News ranking (California and overall):

Bar Rank

%       Pass

Law          School

US News Rank   CA (Overall)

1

97.8%

Stanford

1 (3)

2

91.5%

UC-Berkeley

2 (7)

3

90.2%

USC

4 (18)

4

88.3%

Pepperdine

7 (52)

5

83.7%

Loyola-L.A.

8 (56)

6

83.5%

UCLA

3 (15)

7

83.3%

Western State

15 (Tier 4)

8

81.3%

UC-Davis

5 (28)

9

80.8%

UC-Hastings

6 (42)

10

76.0%

San Francisco

12 (98)

 

75.2%

Statewide Ave. (CA ABA Approved)

11

71.1%

McGeorge

12 (98)

12

70.5%

Santa Clara

10 (93)

13

70.1%

Cal-Western

15 (Tier 4)

14

69.6%

Chapman

10 (93)

15

65.3%

San Diego

8 (56)56

16

59.0%

Southwestern

14 (Tier 3)

17

58.1%

T. Jefferson

15 (Tier 4)

18

57.2%

Golden Gate

15 (Tier 4)

19

53.4%

Whittier

15 (Tier 4)

20

46.7%

LaVerne

NR

For prior years' results, see:

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2011/01/july-2010.html

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