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Bar Passage Rate

The LSU Law Center is proud of our student’s success on the Louisiana State Bar Examination. The latest results continue to reflect the strong showing of LSU Law students on the exam, among all takers and first time takers.

Louisiana law school bar passage rate

July results for ALL TEST TAKERS

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
LSU Law Center 70.2% 81.5% 78% 77.9% 80.5% 87.4% 84.4%
Other Louisiana law schools
Loyola 56.6% 72.7% 63.8% 73.8% 81.6% 83.6% 70.8%
Southern 34.4% 56.2% 41.2% 47.7% 50% 44.3% 51.8%
Tulane 63.6% 77.8% 72% 71.4% 85.9% 78.9% 76.7%

July results for FIRST TIME TEST TAKERS

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
LSU Law Center N/A 85.8% 82.7% 81.6% 83.9% 92.1% 85.6%
Other Louisiana law schools
Loyola N/A 74.8% 71.5% 76.7% 87.4% 87.1% 74.8%
Southern N/A 60.6% 51.8% 60.4% 58.8% 55.8% 64%
Tulane N/A 79.4% 71.8% 74.2% 91.1% 81.7% 78.6%