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75% of applicants pass bar exam

Three quarters of the applicants who took the July 2013 Virginia bar examination passed, according to the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners.

A total of 1,146 applicants passed the exam and will be licensed, while an additional 79 bar passers have outstanding requirements and have not yet been licensed.

The overall pass rate was 75.06 percent. The full list of successful applicants can be found on the VBBE website.

The University of Virginia fared the best among the commonwealth’s law schools, with a 93.57 percent success rate, according to the VBBE (see chart below). George Mason University law grads came in a close second, with a pass rate of 91.86 percent.

The newly minted lawyers will be admitted before a special session of the Supreme Court of Virginia on Dec. 4, 2013. The ceremony, arranged by the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference, will take place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

The next bar exam will be held on Feb. 25-26, 2014, in Norfolk.

First-time Takers Percentage
Overall Percentage
All Virginia Bar Exam Applicants
79.54%
75.06%
Virginia Law Schools:
Appalachian School of Law
59.09%
47.06%
College of William and Mary
88.30%
84.31%
George Mason University
93.37%
91.86%
Liberty University
63.89%
64.29%
Regent University
71.23%
70.13%
University of Richmond
82.08%
76.27%
University of Virginia
93.00%
93.07%
Washington and Lee University
83.33%
78.57%

Source: Virginia Board of Bar Examiners

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  1. “Everybody has won, and all must have prizes.” Alice’s Adventure’s in Wonderland, III. A Caucus-Race and a Long Tale.

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