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Loyola 2017 Graduating Class Takes Second Place in Louisiana Bar Exam

Loyola University College of Law students achieved the second highest passage rate of all test takers on the July 2017 Louisiana State Bar Exam.  The results were released October 6th by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Loyola’s first time test takers passed at a rate of 87.37%.  Of all Loyola test takers, 81.58% passed.    Graduating law students must pass the bar exam prior to practicing law in the state of Louisiana.

First Time Test Takers
SCHOOL # APPLICANTS PASSED FAILED
LSU 137 115 (83.94%) 22 (16.06%)
LOYOLA 95 83 (87.37%) 12 (12.63%)
SOUTHERN 97 57 (58.76%) 40 (41.24%)
TULANE 56 51 (91.07%) 5 (8.93%)
OTHER 75 60 (80.00%) 15 (20.00%)
TOTAL 460 366 (79.57%) 94 (20.43%)

 

 

All Test Takers
SCHOOL # APPLICANTS PASSED FAILED
LSU 149 120 (80.54%) 29 (19.46%)
LOYOLA 114 93 (81.58%) 21 (18.42%)
SOUTHERN 136 68 (50.00%) 68 (50.00%)
TULANE 64 55 (85.94%) 9 (14.06%)
OTHER 96 67 (69.79%) 29 (30.21%)
TOTAL 559 403 (72.09%) 156 (27.91%)