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Sunday, June 24, 2018

February 2018 California Bar Exam Results

California Bar ExamThe California bar has released the results of the February bar exam for first-time and repeat takers, by law schools with more than 11 takers.

  • Overall pass rate: 27.3%, 33.8% for CA ABA-accredited schools
  • First-time taker pass rate: 39.3%, 45.3% for CA ABA-accredited schools
  • Repeater pass rate: 22.8%, 31.3% for CA ABA-accredited schools

 

School (US News Rank)

First-Time

School (US News Rank)

Repeater

1

Santa Clara (113)

77% (10/13)

UC-Berkeley (9)

63% (17/27)

2

Loyola-L.A. (64)

70% (16/23)

UCLA (16)

53% (18/34)

3

Cal-Western (Tier 2)

52% (29/56)

Loyola-L.A. (62)

53% (54/102)

4

Golden Gate (Tier 2)

50% (8/16)

San Diego (95)

46% (19/41)

5

Ave. (ABA-Approved)

45% (143/316)

UC-Davis (37)

45% (19/42)

6

San Francisco (Tier 2)

35% (6/17)

UC-Hastings (58)

42% (53/127)

7

Southwestern (Tier2)

35% (13/37)

USC (20)

38% (9/24)

8

UC-Hastings (58)

33% (4/12)

UC-Irvine (21)

36% (9/25)

9

Western State (Tier 2)

29% (5/17)

Pepperdine (62/64)

35% (23/66)

10

T. Jefferson (Tier 2)

19% (6/32)

Chapman (139)

35% (24/69)

11

Whittier (Tier 2)

0% (0/17)

Cal-Western (Tier 2)

32% (22/68)

12

 

 

Southwestern (Tier 2)

32% (55/171)

13

   

Ave. (ABA-Approved)

31% (445/1423)

14

   

San Francisco (Tier 2)

28% (21/76)

15

   

McGeorge (Teir 2)

25% (21/76)

16

   

T. Jefferson (Tier2)

20% (26/133)

17

   

La Verne (Tier 2)  

19% (7/36)

18

    Whittier (Tier 2)

16% (20/123)

19

    Western State (Tier 2)

8% (4/50)

20

   

Golden Gate (Tier 2) 

7% (5/75)

The Recorder, How Law Schools Fared on Calif.'s February 2018 Bar Exam

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2018/06/february-2018-california-bar-exam-results.html

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