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Loyola 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 2016 Louisiana State Bar Exam.  The results were released October 7th by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana.

Loyola’s first time test takers passed at a rate of 76.69%.  Of all Loyola test takers, 73.83% 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 125 102 (81.60%) 23 (18.40%)
LOYOLA 133 102 (76.69%) 31 (23.31%)
SOUTHERN 106 64 (60.38%) 42 (39.62%)
TULANE 66 49 (74.24%) 17 (25.76%)
OTHER 81 52 (64.20%) 29 (35.80%)
TOTAL 511 369 (72.21%) 142 (27.79%)

 

 

All Test Takers
SCHOOL # APPLICANTS PASSED FAILED
LSU 140 109 (77.86%) 31 (22.14%)
LOYOLA 149 110 (73.83%) 39 (26.17%)
SOUTHERN 153 73 (47.71%) 80 (52.29%)
TULANE 70 50 (71.43%) 20 (28.57%)
OTHER 104 58 (55.77%) 46 (44.23%)
TOTAL 616 400 (64.94%) 216 (35.06%)