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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

July 2011 California Bar Exam Results

The July 2011 California bar passage rates by school are out. Here are the results for first-time test-takers, along with each school's U.S. News ranking (California and overall):

Bar Pass

Rank (Rate)

 

School

US News Rank

CA (Overall)

1 (91.1%)

USC

4 (18)

2 (88.9%)

Stanford

1 (3)

3 (86.9%)

UC-Berkeley

2 (9)

4 (86.3%)

Pepperdine

7 (54)

5 (84.9%)

UCLA

3 (16)

6 (83.9%)

Loyola-L.A.

7 (54)

7 (79.7%)

UC-Hastings

6 (42)

8 (79.2%)

Chapman

13 (104)

9 (78.8%)

Cal-Western

Tier 2

10 (77.5%)

Western State

Tier 2

11 (76.4%)

Santa Clara

10 (84)

12 (76.2%)

San Diego

9 (67)

76.2%

Statewide Ave. (CA ABA-Approved)

13 (74.4%)

UC-Davis

5 (23)

14 (74.2%)

San Francisco

11 (100)

15 (68.9%)

McGeorge

11 (100)

16 (65.8%)

Golden Gate

Tier 2

17 (64.2%)

Southwestern

14 (121)

18 (56.3%)

LaVerne

Not Ranked

19 (55.6%)

Whittier

Tier 2

20 (33.3%)

T. Jefferson

Tier 2

Update:  Dan Filler (Drexel) blogs the July 2011 California bar results for out-of-state law schools, including the disquieting news that three schools had pass rates of 10% or less:

  • 0%:  Dickinson (0 of 6)
  • 5%:  Thomas Cooley (1 of 20)
  • 10%:  Suffolk (1 of 10)

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Comments

I don't think Tier 2 means what you think it does.

Posted by: Hadley V. Baxendale | Jan 11, 2012 4:50:19 PM