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University of Cincinnati College of Law Bar Exam Results Announced

Cincinnati, OH—Congratulations to the College of Law graduates who learned today they passed the July 2013 bar exam. The law school’s overall passage rate was 88 percent, compared with 82.4 percent for all takers. The passage rate for the College of Law’s first-time test takers was 89 percent, compared with an 87 percent passage rate for all first-time takers in Ohio.

Applicants who successfully passed the examination and who satisfied all of the Supreme Court’s other requirements for admission will be admitted on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. during a special session of the Supreme Court at the historic Ohio Theatre in Columbus, OH. The session will be streamed live via the Supreme Court and Ohio Channel websites at www.supremecourt.ohio.gov and www.ohiochannel.org.  It will also be available statewide on the Ohio Channel’s local public broadcasting stations.

The bar exam features three primary components: 12 essay questions, two Multistate Performance Tests, and the 200 question Multistate Bar Examination. The bar exam is administered by the Ohio Supreme Court, which regulates the practice of law in Ohio.