6.28.2011

Regent’s Bar Passage Rates: 85.7% in Virginia and 87.2% Nationwide

First-time Virginia Bar exam takers from Regent University's School of Law achieved the highest Bar pass rate in the school's history for the 2010 exam. The Virginia Bar pass rate of 85.7% was well above the state average and third among all Virginia law schools.

Results from the July exam released by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners include the following pass percentages for first-time testers from each school:

Appalachian School of Law: 65.4%
College of William and Mary: 92.6%
George Mason University: 85.3%
Liberty University: 73.7%
Regent University: 85.7%
University of Richmond: 83.5%
University of Virginia: 90.6%
Washington and Lee University: 72.7%

Nationwide, Regent Law 2010 first-time Bar takers, all states, passed at a rate of 87.2%.

The most recent first-time bar pass rates for all 2010 Regent Law graduates, all states, with corresponding LSAT breakdowns are as follows:

LSAT 150 or above: 89%
LSAT 155 and above: 97%
LSAT 160 and above: 100%