Overall, our graduates received good news from the results of the February California Bar Examination.
Our pass rate for first-time takers stands at 88% (7-8). The California ABA schools first-timer pass rate was 60%, the out-of-state ABA rate was 49%, and the overall rate for first-time takers was 52%.
Our repeater pass rate stands at 76% (19-25). For repeaters, the CA ABA school repeater rate was 50%, the out-of-state ABA school repeater rate was 39%, and the overall repeater rate was 36%.
Only 41% of all takers passed the February exam (compared to our overall pass rate of 78% – including both first-time takers and repeaters).
More interesting tidbits:
- The Class of 2013 had six December grads take the exam – and all six passed (100%)!
- The Class of 2012 repeater pass rate was 81% on their second attempt (17-21).