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LSU Law students achieve Louisiana’s highest pass rate on July 2019 bar exam

With 84.38% of its students passing the Louisiana State Bar Exam, LSU Law had the highest pass rate of all Louisiana law schools on the July 2019 exam, according to results released Oct. 4 by the Committee on Bar Admission of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Among first-time takers of the exam in July, 85.6% of LSU Law students passed, which also ranks first among all law schools in the state.

“Congratulations to all who passed. We celebrate your success,” says LSU Law Dean Tom Galligan. “And, as always, we will analyze the results to see how we can work to help our graduates do even better.”

LSU Law’s overall and first-time pass rates are well above averages of 68.39% and 75.29%, respectively.

Bar passage is required before graduating law students may practice in Louisiana. The results include the share of examinees passing the bar who graduated from the state’s public and private law schools. as well as the percentage who passed and graduated from out-of-state law schools.

Here are full results: