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King Hall Bar Pass Rate Ranks Fourth in the State

Posted By Kevin R. Johnson, Dec 29, 2014

The California State Bar has just released the full data set on bar passage rates by school  for the July 2014 exam. I am proud to say that the outstanding pass rate posted by our Class of 2014 (85.6%) ranks fourth among ABA-approved law schools in California!

As previously reported, the pass rate on the exam for first time takers who graduated from California ABA approved law schools was 69.4%. The overall passage rate for first time takers was 61.4%.

The pass rates for the Golden State's ABA-approved law schools are listed below.

  1. UC Berkeley (88.3%)
  2. Stanford (87.6%)
  3. USC (86.6%)
  4. UC Davis (85.6%)
  5. UCLA (81.7%)
  6. Loyola L.A. (79.9%)
  7. Pepperdine (77.7%)
  8. UC Irvine (77.1%)
  9. Chapman (74.8%)
  10. University of San Diego (72.7%)
  11. California Western (71.3%)
  12. UC-Hastings (68.3%)
  13. La Verne (65.5%)
  14. University of San Francisco (61.4%)
  15. McGeorge (60.5%)
  16. Santa Clara (60.4%)
  17. Western State (58.8%)
  18. Southwestern (54.4%)
  19. Thomas Jefferson (44.7%)
  20. Golden Gate (43.8%)
  21. Whittier (42.7%)

Congratulations again to the Class of 2014! And special thanks to Chris Ide-Don, who has redefined our academic support program, and Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Hollis Kulwin for her leadership in those efforts.