Law Schools with The Most Bar Exam Passers

A bar examination is an examination administered by the bar association of a jurisdiction that a lawyer must pass in order to be admitted to the bar of that jurisdiction. Generally, earning a degree from a law school is a prerequisite for taking the bar exam.
In 2022, a total of 29,619 law school graduates have taken and 24,481 passed the bar exam. The average bar pass rate is 80.72%.
Georgetown University Law Center has the most bar exam passers of 597 and the pass rate is 94.61%. Harvard Law School and New York University School of Law follow it with 455 and 441 bar exam passers respectively.
The following table lists the top 25 law schools having the most bar exam passers. You can sort the table by a column by clicking/touching the column title.
RankSchoolExam PasserExam TakerBar Exam Pass RateAcceptance RateTuition & FeesLSAT ScoreEnrollment
1 Georgetown University Law CenterPrivateWashington, DC59763194.61%12.88%$71,9961712,712
2 Harvard Law SchoolPrivateCambridge, MA45546098.91%6.90%$71,7341741,907
3 New York University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY44145098.00%14.52%$76,2901722,430
4 Columbia Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY39741296.36%11.42%$78,2781741,520
5 The George Washington University Law SchoolPrivateWashington, DC35938693.00%21.57%$67,3801671,898
6 Fordham University School of LawPrivateNew York, NY34338190.02%17.69%$66,7501661,754
7 University of Virginia School of LawPublicCharlottesville, VA29830398.35%9.66%$71,500171936
8 Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawPrivateNew York, NY29732790.83%30.84%$68,462164996
9 University of Michigan Law SchoolPublicAnn Arbor, MI29531593.65%10.65%$69,8081711,012
10 Berkeley School of LawPublicBerkeley, CA29130196.67%13.66%$67,7811691,235
11 Loyola Law SchoolPrivateLos Angeles, CA28332188.16%29.36%$63,4121611,162
12 Los Angeles School of LawPublicLos Angeles, CA28029096.55%15.43%$64,4261701,184
13 University of Texas School of LawPublicAustin, TX26928395.05%15.24%$54,0961691,015
14 Washington College of LawPrivateWashington, DC25330882.14%27.94%$60,9941611,460
15 Brooklyn Law SchoolPrivateBrooklyn, NY25030681.70%39.63%$68,3211591,184
16 Levin College of LawPublicGainesville, FL24929684.12%17.43%$38,040167805
17 Rutgers Law School - Camden campusPublicCamden, NJ24132374.61%41.63%$44,5961571,541
18 New York Law SchoolPrivateNew York, NY23429778.79%48.53%$60,8661551,134
19 Hastings College of the LawPublicSan Francisco, CA22726785.02%28.04%$52,4541601,124
20 University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolPrivatePhiladelphia, PA22323495.30%9.39%$73,0081711,023
21 Boston College Law SchoolPrivateNewton, MA22223793.67%23.49%$63,355165871
22 Northwestern Pritzker School of LawPrivateChicago, IL21822796.03%13.91%$72,2121711,181
23 St. John's University School of LawPrivateQueens, NY21523790.72%35.63%$68,992162827
24 University of Miami School of LawPrivateCoral Gables, FL20929371.33%30.07%$59,5621601,385
25 Washington University School of LawPrivateSt. Louis, MO20822194.12%15.88%$65,2041701,511