First-Time Bar Passage Rate

Note: Figures reflect bar exam information reported to the Law School in the top three to six states where Washington University law students took the bar.

 

Calendar Year of Test  2012  2011  2010 
STATE  WUSTL Takers WUSTL Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate WUSTL Takers WUSTL Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate WUSTL Takers WUSTL Pass Rate Jurisdiction Pass Rate
Missouri  69 94.20% 92.11% 62 98.39% 93.37% 72 94.44% 90.24%
New York  63 84.13% 81.55% 49 83.67% 85.03% 49 81.63% 84.92%
Illinois  32 100% 87.34% 45 97.78% 89.10% 33 96.97% 89.38%
California  20 65% 71.43%            
Maryland  13 92.31% 78.49%            
Texas  12 91.67% 82.06%            
TOTAL First-Time Takers  209      156      154     

 

Summary Information  
  Percent of First Time Test Takers Reported: 71.09%
  Weighted Average School Pass Percentage: 88.99%
  Weighted Average State Pass Percentage: 84.79%
  Total Weighted Percentage Pass Difference: 4.20%

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