Sunday, November 6, 2011

New York Bar Exam Statistics for July 2011

The New York State Board of Law Examiners examined 11,182 candidates. Graduates of law schools accredited by the American Bar Association who took the bar examination for the first time achieved a passing rate of 86.1%, an increase of 0.5% from the passing rate achieved by the same group last year. The graduates of New York law schools outperformed their counterparts who attended out-of-state ABA-approved law schools. The passing rate for graduates of New York law schools who took the New York bar examination in July for the first time was 86.3%.

The passing rate for all candidates, including U. S. domestic-educated candidates and foreign educated candidates, and first-time and repeat takers, was 69.2%. The number of foreign-educated candidates sitting for the New York bar examination was 2,838, which accounts for 25% of all candidates who took the July examination. The passing rate for all foreign-educated candidates was 35.4%.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The New York Bar Exam Results Are Out

The New York bar exam results are now out. Good luck to all everyone who took the bar exam.