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OU Law Graduates Achieve Highest Bar Passage Rate in Oklahoma

For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Evie Holzer, eholzer@ou.edu

NORMAN – University of Oklahoma College of Law graduates taking the most recent bar exam had the highest passage rate in the state, 92 percent, according to the February 2012 Oklahoma Bar Examination Statistics released this week.

A total of 25 students from OU took the February 2012 exam. Nine out of 10 OU Law first-time test takers passed, giving a first-time passage rate of 90 percent. The overall passage rage for first-time test takers in the state was 77 percent.

In addition, 14 out of 15 OU Law repeat test takers passed the exam, giving a repeat passage rate of 93 percent. The overall passage rate for repeat test takers in the state was 64 percent.

“Our students’ high passage rate results from the quality education and faculty support they receive at OU Law. It also exemplifies our students’ determination to succeed,” said OU Law Dean Joseph Harroz, Jr. “We are so proud of our students for achieving this milestone.”