Akron Law Current News http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/rss.dot Akron Law Current News Top in the state of Ohio for first-time bar passage http://www.uakron.edu/law/news/news-details.dot?newsId=c98ef8b0-099f-41f7-9b8e-e56cb85af334 <div class="row clearfix"> <div class="col-md-8"> <p>Akron Law&rsquo;s pass rate for first-time takers on the Ohio bar exam consistently exceeds the statewide first-time taker pass rate.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>On the February 2015 bar examination, Akron Law ranked No. 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%.</p> <p>The state average was 63.8% for the 411 applicants who sat for the examination in in late February and 72% for first-time takers. &nbsp;</p> <table class="table table-bordered" style="margin: 24px 0px;"> <tbody> <tr bgcolor="#eaf1ce"> <td width="40%"><strong>Law school</strong></td> <td><strong>Percentage passing</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">University of Akron</td> <td>83 percent</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">Ohio Northern</td> <td>75</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">Ohio State University</td> <td>73</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">Capital University</td> <td>70</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">University of Dayton</td> <td>67</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">University of Toledo</td> <td>65</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">Cleveland State University</td> <td>64</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">University of Cincinnati</td> <td>63</td> </tr> <tr> <td width="40%">Case Western Reserve University</td> <td>50</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <div class="hr"><hr /></div> </div> <div class="col-md-4">&nbsp;</div> </div> Mon, 01 Jun 2015 11:45:00 EDT c98ef8b0-099f-41f7-9b8e-e56cb85af334