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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

July 2021 California Bar Exam Results For Out-Of-State Law Schools

CA state bar logo PNGFollowing up on yesterday's post on the July 2021 California Bar Exam results for in-state law schools: the state bar has released comparable data for out-of-state law schools. Overall, 52.6% of all applicants passed the California bar exam. Among graduates of ABA-accredited law schools, first-time takers from in-state law schools passed at a higher rate (80.1%) than students from out-of state law schools (75.1%).

Out-of-state law schools with the highest pass rates:
Harvard: 98.6% (70 students took the exam)
Michigan: 97.7% (44)
Chicago: 93.9% (33)
BYU: 93.8% (16)
Notre Dame: 93.8% (16)
NYU: 93.3% (30)
Columbia: 93.0% (43)
Yale: 92.9% (28)
Virginia: 92.6% (27)
Duke: 91.7% (24)
Northwestern: 91.4% (35)
Penn: 87.5% (24)
Georgetown: 86.4% (44)

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

American: 28.6% (14 students took the exam)
Miami: 54.5% (11)
Arizona State: 68.8% (16)
George Washington: 67.7% (31)

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2021/12/july-2021-california-bar-exam-results-for-out-of-state-law-schools.html

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