TaxProf Blog

Editor: Paul L. Caron, Dean
Pepperdine University School of Law

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

July 2017 California Bar Exam Results For Out-Of-State Law Schools

CA state bar logo PNGFollowing up on my previous post on the July 2017 California Bar Exam for in-state law schools:  the state bar has released comparable data for out-of-state law schools.  Overall, 49.6% of all students passed the California bar exam.  Among graduates of ABA-accredited law schools, students graduating from in-state law schools passed at higher rate (70.0%) than students graduating from out-of state law schools (67.1%). 

Out-of-state law schools with the highest pass rates:
Chicago:  100% (24 students took the bar)
Yale: 97.1 (34)
Harvard: 93.7% (95)
Duke: 92.6% (27)
Notre Dame: 92.0% (25)
NYU: 91.9% (92)
Columbia: 90% (40)
Virginia: 89.7% (29)
Michigan: 86.0% (43)
Pennsylvania: 83.3% (24)
Northwestern: 82.9% (35)

Out-of-state law schools with the lowest pass rates:

American:  28.0% (28 students took the bar)
Arizona State: 36.4% (15)
Tulane: 31.3% (16)
Oregon: 36.4% (11)
Loyola-Chicago: 41.7% (12)
Dickinson: 46.2% (13)
Arizona: 50% (14)
Emory: 52.6% (19)
Cornell: 61.9% (21)
Illinois: 63.6% (11)
Washington University: 65.2% (23)

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2018/01/july-2017-california-bar-exam-results-for-out-of-state-law-schools.html

Legal Education | Permalink

Comments

This list only includes law schools with 11 or more test-takers, right? There are a lot of redacted entries on the Cal Bar spreadsheet.

Posted by: Andy Patterson | Jan 24, 2018 9:59:41 AM