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California has some of the toughest bar exams (i.e., the California Bar Exam and the First Year Law Students Examination) in the country.   St. Francis students and graduates do exceptionally well on these exams, often out-performing students and graduates from ABA and other state-accredited law schools.

Our cumulative pass rate on the First Year Law Students Exam, through the November 2020 exam, is 78.16%.

Our cumulative pass rate on the California General Bar Exam, through the February 2021 exam, is 59.26%.

First Year Law Students Exam

All Takers

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
October 20123133.3%
June 20133266.6%
October 20136233.3%
June 20143133.3%
October 20144250%
June 20155120%
October 201512866.6%
June 201614857%
October 20169666.6%
June 201755100%
October 201710770%
June 20185480%
October 20185360%
June 20197571.4%
October 20195360%
June 20207457%
November 202010550%

 

First Timers

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
October 20123133.3%
June 201322100%
October 2013400%
June 20142150%
October 20143133.3%
June 20154125%
October 20158787.5%
June 201610550%
October 201644100%
June 201755100%
June 20184375%
October 20184250%
June 20195480%
October 20194250%
June 20207457%
November 20208450%

 

Repeaters

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
October 2012N/AN/AN/A
June 2013100%
October 201322100%
June 2014100%
October 201411100%
June 2015100%
October 20154125%
June 20164375%
October 20165240%
June 2017000%
October 201711100%
June 201811100%
October 201811100%
June 20192150%
October 201911100%
June 2020000%
November 20202150%

 

California General Bar Exam

 

All Takers

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
July 20163266.6%
February 2017000%
July 201711100%
February 20183133%
July 2018200%
February 20195360%
July 20194250%
February 2020600%
October 202011545%
February 202122100%

 

First Timers

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
July 20163266.6%
February 2017000%
July 201711100%
February 20182150%
July 2018000%
February 20195360%
July 20194250%
February 2020500%
October 20206350%
February 202111100%

 

Repeaters

Exam DateTookPassed%Passed
July 2016N/AN/AN/A
February 2017000%
July 2017000%
February 2018100%
July 2018200%
February 2019000%
July 2019000%
February 2020100%
October 20205240%
February 202111100%

 

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