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Cincinnati Law Posts Highest Pass Rate for February Ohio Bar


Cincinnati Law’s February 2016 Ohio Bar Exam pass rate is the highest rate in the state.

Cincinnati, OH—Today, the results are in for the most recent examination and Cincinnati Law, ranked a top 50 public law school in the nation by US News & World Report, recorded  a 76% overall rate, the highest overall passage rate out of the nine Ohio schools for the February 2016 bar exam!

The law school’s passage rate is more than 15 percent higher than the statewide average of 57 percent for overall test takers. In addition, graduates taking the bar exam for the second  time passed at an 88 percent rate, placing us first among Ohio law schools which averaged a 59 percent second time pass rate.

“I am delighted with the success that our students achieved on the February Ohio bar exam. It's a tribute to their hard work and that of the faculty and staff who do such a wonderful job teaching them,” said Jennifer S. Bard, Dean and Nippert Professor of Law at Cincinnati Law.

Applicants who successfully passed the examination and who satisfied all of the Supreme Court of Ohio’s other requirements will be sworn in during a special session of the Supreme Court of Ohio on Monday, May 2 at 2:00 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Columbus, OH.

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