Thursday, May 2, 2019
Following up on my previous post, 88.6% Of The Class Of 2016 Passed The Bar Within 2 Years Of Graduation: Gary Rosin (South Texas), Ultimate Bar Passage: Law Schools at Risk:
[T]he Section on Legal has released the 2018 and 2019 Ultimate Bar Passage Outcome Reports, which include data for 2015 and 2016 graduates, respectively. The overall Ultimate Bar passage outcomes for all ABA law schools was 88.25% of all 2015 graduates, and 88.57% of all 2016 graduates.
For 2015 graduates, 20 law schools reported Ultimate Bar passage percentages below the 75% minimum required to comply with the proposed amendment to Standard 316. For 2016 graduates, 24 law schools reported Ultimate Bar passage percentages below 75%.
Of these, 14 law schools reported two-year Ultimate Bar passage percentages below 75% for both 2015 and 2016 graduates.
Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:
- ABA Delays Decision On Tougher Bar Passage Accreditation Standard (Feb. 23, 2019)
- ABA House Of Delegates Again Rejects 75% Bar Passage Within 2 Years Accreditation Standard, 79% to 21% (Jan. 29, 2019)
- Eighteen Law Schools Would Fail ABA's Proposed 75% Bar Passage Within 2 Years Accreditation Standard (Jan. 26, 2019)
- Bar Pass Rate Bonanza: The 'Ultimate' Law School Rankings (Mar. 30, 2018)
- State-By-State Comparison Of Bar Pass Rates (Mar. 29, 2018)
- Bar Pass Data Palooza (Mar. 28, 2018)
- 90% Of Students Pass The Bar Within 2 Years Of Graduation, But 10% Of Law Schools Have Fail Rates > 25% (Mar. 23, 2018)
- 88.6% Of The Class Of 2016 Passed The Bar Within 2 Years Of Graduation (Apr. 20, 2019)