Bar Passage Data for Recent Graduates

Bar Passage Data for Recent Graduates

The information in the tables below was reported to the ABA according to its reporting guidelines.

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First-Time Bar Passage Rate

Calendar Year of Test 2017 2016 2015
STATE UVA Takers UVA Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate UVA Takers UVA Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate UVA Takers UVA Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate
New York 100 99.0% 83.9% 103 93.2% 81.0% 98 95.9% 78.1%
Virginia 50 94.0% 75.6% 79 91.1% 75.4% 89 92.1% 74.2%
California 29 89.7% 66.2% 27 85.2% 60.1% 38 92.1% 63.7%
Texas 17 94.1% 76.6% 24 87.5% 77.0% 25 92.0% 73.2%
District of Columbia 15 100% 74.6%            
Georgia       10 100% 71.4%      
Pennsylvania             13 100% 76.6%

*Note: Top five states reported by year.
 

Ultimate Bar Passage Rate

Calendar Year of Graduation 2015
Number of Graduates 366
Number Taking Bar Within Two Years of Graduation 357
Number Passing Bar Within Two Years of Graduation 355
Percentage Passing Bar Within Two Years of Graduation 99.4%
Number Not Taking the Bar 6
Number With No Information 3