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Ohio Bar Exam results, 2010-15

Akron Law's first-time taker pass rate on the Ohio bar exam consistently exceeds the statewide first-time taker pass rate. On the February 2015 bar examination, Akron Law ranked #1 in the state of Ohio for first-time takers at 83%. The second ranked law school in Ohio had a pass rate of 75%. The state average was 71%.    

Akron Law graduates also perform well on the bar exam in other states. Detailed bar exam passage statistics may be found on the bar admissions web page at The Supreme Court of Ohio (or other state supreme courts).

Akron Law supports its graduates’ bar exam preparation in Ohio and other states. For example, all of our graduates receive a scholarship of $2,250 to be applied to the cost of a commercial bar exam preparation course. In addition, Akron Law offers a three-credit bar exam preparation elective course, provides individualized test preparation support for our students both before and after graduation, and sends representatives to the bar exam to support our students each February and July.

Source: Ohio Supreme Court

Exam First-time takers from UA Law All First-Time Takers
February 2015 83.3% (20/24) 72.0% 
July 2014 84.0% (63/75) 81.0% 
February 2014 85.3% (29/34) 79.0% 
July 2013 85.4% (82/96) 87.0% 
February 2013 91.4% (32/35) 80.0% 
July 2012 84.6% (77/91) 85.0% 
February 2012 80% (12/15) 79.0% 
July 2011 89.3% (67/75) 86.0% 
February 2011 100% (16/16) 85.8% 
July 2010 93.5% (87/93) 87.8%