Loyola 2018 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 2018 Louisiana State Bar Exam.  The results were released October 5th by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Loyola’s first time test takers passed at a rate of 87.10%.  Of all Loyola test takers, 83.65% 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 127 117 (92.13%) 10 (7.87%)
LOYOLA 93 81 (87.10%) 12 (12.90%)
SOUTHERN 95 53 (55.79%) 42 (44.21%)
TULANE 71 58 (81.69%) 13 (18.30%)
OTHER 77 44 (57.14%) 33 (42.86%)
TOTAL 463 353 (76.24%) 110 (23.76%)

 

 

All Test Takers
SCHOOL # APPLICANTS PASSED FAILED
LSU 135 118 (87.41%) 17 (12.59%)
LOYOLA 104 87 (83.65%) 17 (16.35%)
SOUTHERN 140 62 (44.29%) 78 (55.71%)
TULANE 76 60 (78.95%) 16 (21.05%)
OTHER 88 46 (52.27%) 42 (47.73%)
TOTAL 543 373 (72.09%) 170 (31.31%)