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FLORIDA NEWS ARCHIVE - BAR ADMISSIONS, Florida Bar Exam Results

Stetson places first in July 2013 general bar exam passage rate.  [Added 9/29/13]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the July 2013 general bar examination.  Stetson College of Law led the state with a pass rate of 89.3%.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Stetson, 89.3%  (209 of 234)

Florida, 88.2%  (283 of 321)

Florida State, 86.7%  (163 of 188)

Florida International, 82.8%  (101 of 122)

Nova Southeastern, 81.8%  (198 of 242)

Miami, 79.3%  (237 of 299)

FLORIDA law schools, 79.21%  (1758 of 2221)

ALL law schools, 77.2%  (2373 of 3073)

Barry, 74.8%  (92 of 123)

St. Thomas, 73.7%  (112 of 152)

NON-FLORIDA law schools, 72.2%  (615 of 852)

FAMU, 71.7%  (109 of 152)

Florida Coastal, 67.4%  (209 of 310)

Ave Maria, 57.7%  (45 of 78)

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases February 2013 general bar exam and MPRE results.  [Added 4/17/13]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the February 2013 general bar examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State, 96.0% (24 of 25)

Stetson, 93.9% (46 of 49)

Barry, 92.7% (38 of 41)

Florida International, 91.7% (33 of 36)

Miami, 86.4% (57 of 66)

FAMU, 82.6% (19 of 23)

AVERAGE of FLORIDA law schools, 82.1% (354 of 431)

AVERAGE of ALL law schools, 80.2% (657 of 819)

Florida Coastal, 79.3% (46 of 58)

AVERAGE of NON-FLORIDA law schools, 78.1% (303 of 388)

Nova Southeastern, 74.5% (35 of 47)

Florida, 72.7% (16 of 22)

St. Thomas, 64.8% (35 of 54)

Ave Maria, 50.0% (5 of 10)

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases July 2012 general bar exam and MPRE results.  [Added 9/19/12]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the July 2012 general bar examination and the August 2012 Multi-state Professional Responsibility Examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida, 91.2% (259 of 284)

Florida State, 89.2% (198 of 222)

Stetson, 88.9% (232 of 261)

AVERAGE of FLORIDA law schools, 82.0% (1810 of 2208)

Barry, 81.7% (103 of 126)

Miami, 81.6% (239 of 293)

Nova Southeastern, 80.6% (233 of 289)

Florida International, 80.3% (110 of 137)

AVERAGE of ALL law schools, 80.2% (2433 of 3034)

AVERAGE of NON-FLORIDA law schools, 75.4% (623 of 826)

Ave Maria, 75.3% (61 of 81)

Florida Coastal, 75.2% (206 of 274)

St. Thomas, 71.4%  (105 of 147)

FAMU, 68.1% (64 of 94)

 

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida, 92.9% (92 of 99)

AVERAGE of NON-FLORIDA law schools, 92.2% (271 of 294)

Nova Southeastern, 92.2% (142 of 154)

Stetson, 91.5% (108 of 118)

Florida International, 90.6% (58 of 64)

AVERAGE of ALL law schools, 89.1%, (1090 of 1224)

Miami, 88.9% (88 of 99)

Florida State, 88.9% (56 of 63)

AVERAGE of FLORIDA law schools, 88.1% (819 of 930)

Barry, 86.9% (86 of 99)

Ave Maria, 84.6% (22 of 26)

FAMU, 83.6% (46 of 55)

St. Thomas, 79.7% (47 of 59)

Florida Coastal, 78.7% (74 of 94)

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases February 2012 general bar exam and MPRE results.  [Added 4/27/12]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the February 2012 general bar examination and the March 2012 Multi-state Professional Responsibility Examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

St. Thomas, 91.2%  (31 of 34)

Stetson, 87.7% (50 of 57)

Florida International, 85.7% (30 of 35)

Florida State, 78.3% (18 of 23)

Miami, 78.0% (32 of 41)

Barry, 77.4% (24 of 31)

AVERAGE of FLORIDA law schools, 77.4% (294 of 380)

Florida Coastal, 76.3% (45 of 59)

AVERAGE of ALL law schools, 76.2% (664 of 871)

AVERAGE of NON-FLORIDA law schools, 75.4% (370 of 491)

Florida, 68.2% (15 of 22)

FAMU, 65.5% (19 of 29)

Nova Southeastern, 62.5% (30 of 48)

Ave Maria, 0.0% (0 of 1)

 

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Miami, 96.1% (148 of 154)

Florida International, 95.9% (70 of 73)

Stetson, 95.6% (108 of 113)

St. Thomas, 94.4% (51 of 54)

Florida, 93.3% (97 of 104)

Florida State, 92.9% (91 of 98)

AVERAGE of FLORIDA law schools, 92.6% (829 of 895)

AVERAGE of ALL law schools, 92.4%, (1092 of 1182)

Ave Maria, 92.3% (24 of 26)

AVERAGE of NON-FLORIDA law schools, 91.6% (263 of 287)

FAMU, 90.6% (58 of 64)

Florida Coastal, 87.6% (78 of 89)

Nova Southeastern, 87.0% (47 of 54)

Barry, 86.4% (57 of 66)

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases results for first-time takers of July 2011 general bar exam.  [Added 9/20/11]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the July 2011 general bar examination, with Florida International leading the way among Florida law schools.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida International, 89.6%  (120 of 134)

Florida, 89.1% (285 of 320)

Florida State, 88.3% (183 of 206)

Stetson, 87.7% (185 of 211

Nova Southeastern, 87.4% (201 of 230)

Miami, 82.6% (237 of 287)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 82.2%  (1694 of 2062)

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 80.1%  (2314 of 2890)

St. Thomas, 77.9% (113 of 145)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 74.9%  (620 of 828)

Florida Coastal, 74.6% (179 of 240)

Barry, 70.3% (104 of 148)

FAMU, 65.3% (77 of 118)

Ave Maria, 47.8% (11 of 23)

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases results for first-time takers of February 2011 general bar exam.  [Added 4/15/11]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the February 2011 general bar examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida, 91.2%  (31 of 34)

Florida International, 88.2%  (30 of 34)

Stetson, 87.0%  (67 of 77)

Miami, 86.8%  (33 of 38)

Nova Southeastern, 85.4%  (35 of 41)

Florida State, 83.9%  (26 of 31)

Florida Coastal, 81.7%  (49 of 60)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 80.0%  (337 of 421)

AVERAGE OF NON-FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 79.0%  (357 of 452)

Barry, 71.9%  (23 of 32)

St. Thomas, 65.9%  (29 of 44)

Florida A&M, 53.8%  (14 of 26)

Ave Maria, 0.0%  (0 of 4)

 

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Ave Maria, 100%

Florida International, 93.9%

Florida, 92.6%

Florida State, 87.9%

Miami, 85.3%

Stetson, 85%

Nova Southeastern, 84.8%

AVERAGE, 81.7%

Florida A&M, 73.8%

Florida Coastal, 68.8%

St. Thomas, 67.1%

Barry, 66.7%

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases results for first-time takers of July 2010 general bar exam and MPRE.  [Added 9/21/10]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the July 2010 general bar examination and the Multi-state Professional Examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida, 86.8%

Florida State, 86.2 %

Miami, 86.0%

Florida International, 84.2%

Nova Southeastern, 80.8%

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 79.2%

Stetson, 78.8%

Florida Coastal, 78.8%

St. Thomas, 78.7%

Barry, 74.7%

AVERAGE OF NON-FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 74.0%

Ave Maria, 64.0%

Florida A&M, 62.5%

 

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida, 91.7%

Nova Southeastern, 90.5%

AVERAGE OF NON-FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 89.2%

Miami, 87.4%

Florida State, 85.9%

Florida International, 85.4%

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 85.4%

Barry, 84.2%

Stetson, 83.0%

Florida Coastal, 80.2%

Ave Maria, 75.0%

St. Thomas, 74.7%

Florida A&M, 66.7%

 

Florida Board of Bar Examiners releases results for first-time takers of February 2010 general bar exam and MPRE.  [Added 4/13/10]

    The Florida Board of Bar Examiners released the results for first-time takers of the February 2010 general bar examination and the Multi-state Professional Examination.  The results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Ave Maria, 100.0%  (1 of 1)

Florida State, 84.8%  (28 of 33)

Nova Southeastern, 82.1%  (23 of 28)

Florida, 81.1%  (30 of 27)

Non-Florida law schools, 74.3%  (309 of 416)

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 72.2%  (586 of 812)

Miami, 72.1%  (31 of 43)

Florida International, 71.4%  (25 of 35)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 69.9%  (277 of 396)

Stetson, 67.6%  (50 of 74)

Barry, 64.3%  (18 of 28)

St. Thomas, 63.6%  (21 of 33)

Florida Coastal, 60.9%  (39 of 64)

Florida A&M, 55.0%  (11 of 20)

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida, 92.6%  (87 of 94)

Stetson, 90.0%  (99 of 110)

Nova Southeastern, 89.5%  (34 of 38)

Florida State, 88.2%  (60 of 68)

Miami, 87.2%  (102 of 117)

Florida International, 86.1%  (31 of 36)

Non-Florida schools, 85.3%  (180 of 211)

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 84.5%  (762 of 902)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 84.2% (582 of 691)

Florida Coastal, 77.2%  (61 of 79)

St. Thomas, 76.9%  (40 of 52)

Florida A&M, 70.5%  (31 of 44)

Barry, 70.0%  (35 of 50)

Ave Maria, 66.7%  (2 of 3)

 

Florida State leads state's law schools in pass rate for July 2009 general bar examination and  MPRE pass rate.  [Added 9/22/09]

    Florida State University had the highest pass rate among Florida law schools for first-time takers of the July 2009 general bar examination and the MPRE examination.  Complete results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State, 91.4%

Florida, 86.3%

Nova, 86.1%

Miami, 83.9%

Florida Coastal, 83.0%

Stetson, 81.8%

Florida International, 80.9%

Non-Florida law schools, 75.2%

St. Thomas, 75.0%

Barry, 73.6%

Florida A&M, 52.6%

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida State, 92.6%

Nova, 91.7%

Florida, 89.9%

Non-Florida law schools, 88.1%

Miami, 85.1%

Florida Coastal, 84.9%

Stetson, 84.1%

Florida International, 81.4%

Barry, 79.8%

St. Thomas, 76.5%

Florida A&M, 75.0%

 

Florida International leads state's law schools in pass rate for February 2009 general bar examination; Miami leads in MPRE pass rate.  [Added 4/13/09]

    Florida International University had the highest pass rate among Florida law schools for first-time takers of the February 2009 general bar examination.  The University of Miami led the way on the MPRE examination.  Complete results are shown below.

          GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida International, 81.5% (22 of 27)

Stetson, 80.0% (60 of 75)

Non-Florida law schools, 73.7% (278 of 377)

Nova Southeastern, 72.5% (29 of 40)

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 70.7% (554 of 784)

St. Thomas, 70.4% (19 of 27)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 67.8% (276 of 407)

Florida Coastal, 66.1% (39 of 59)

Florida State, 65.0% (26 of 40)

Florida, 64.9% (24 of 37)

Miami, 61.1% (22 of 36)

Barry, 54.5% (12 of 22)

Florida A&M, 52.3% (23 of 44)

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Miami, 86.8% (66 of 76)

Stetson, 86.4% (76 of 88)

Florida, 84.4% (119 of 141)

Florida International, 82.9% (34 of 41)

AVERAGE OF FLORIDA LAW SCHOOLS, 80.3% (489 of 609)

AVERAGE OF ALL LAW SCHOOLS, 79.3% (659 of 831)

Non-Florida law schools, 76.6% (170 of 222)

Nova Southeastern, 75.9% (22 of 29)

Florida State, 75.5% (37 of 49)

Florida A&M, 75.0% (30 of 40)

Barry, 72.7% (32 of 44)

Florida Coastal, 72.4% (42 of 58)

St. Thomas, 72.1% (31 of 43)

 

July 2008 Florida general bar exam and MPRE results.  [Added 9/24/08]

           GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

University of Miami, 92.4%  (218 of 236)

Florida International University, 90.6%  (58 of 64)

University of Florida, 89.4%  (210 of 235)

Nova Southeastern, 85.8%  (169 of 197)

Florida State University, 85.4%  (181 of 212)

Stetson University, 85.0%  (147 of 173)

AVERAGE FOR FLORIDA SCHOOLS, 84.8% (1395 of 1645)

Florida Coastal, 82.3%  (158 of 192)

St. Thomas University, 80.0%  (108 of 135)

Barry University, 75.6%  (93 of 123)

Florida A&M University, 67.9%  (53 of 78)

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida State University, 89.3% (67 of 75)

Stetson University, 87.8% (86 of 98)

University of Florida, 87.6% (85 of 97)

University of Miami, 85.2% (46 of 54)

Barry University, 83.3% (40 of 48)

Florida Coastal, 82.2% (60 of 73)

AVERAGE FOR FLORIDA SCHOOLS, 81.9% (582 of 711)

Nova Southeastern University, 81.4% (96 of 118)

Florida International University, 76.9% (30 of 39)

St. Thomas University, 68.4% (26 of 38)

Florida A&M University, 64.8% (46 of 71)

 

February 2008 Florida bar exam results.  [Added 4/15/08]

           GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State University, 93.6%  (44 of 47)

University of Florida, 88.3%  (158 of 179)

Florida Coastal, 85.2%  (52 of 61)

Barry University, 80.0%  (24 of 30)

Nova Southeastern, 80.0%  (24 of 30)

University of Miami, 78.9%  (30 of 38)

Florida International University, 78.9%  (15 of 19)

OVERALL, 76.4%  (752 of 984)

Stetson University, 76.1%  (67 of 88)

St. Thomas University, 73.3%  (22 of 30)

Non-Florida schools, 69.0%  (300 of 435)

Florida A&M University, 59.3%  (16 of 27)

 

July 2007 Florida bar exam results.  [Added 9/17/07]

           GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State University, 89.0%

Stetson University, 87.6%

University of Florida, 86.8%

Florida International University, 85.9%

University of Miami, 85.8%

Florida Coastal School of Law, 84.4%

Nova Southeastern University, 81.9%

OVERALL, 80.4%

Barry University, 79.1%

Non-Florida schools, 75.4%

St. Thomas University, 72.2%

Florida A&M University, 60.0%

        MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

Florida International University, 95.5%

University of Florida, 92.4%

Nova Southeastern University, 89.0%

Stetson University, 87.7%

Florida State University, 85.4%

OVERALL, 85.2%

Non-Florida schools, 84.8%

Florida Coastal School of Law, 82.9%

St. Thomas University, 82.2%

Florida A&M University, 79.2%

Barry University, 76.9%

University of Miami, 74.5%

 

February 2007 Florida bar exam results [Added 4/17/07]

           GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida International University, 94.4%

Florida State University, 88.2%

University of Florida, 83.3%

Stetson University, 82.1%

University of Miami, 76.9%

St. Thomas University, 74.2%

OVERALL, 70.9%

Florida Coastal, 70.1%

Barry University, 69.2%

Non-Florida schools, 65.3%

Florida A&M University, 52.4%

Nova Southeastern University, 48.0%

            MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

University of Florida, 92.9%

Florida International University, 91.7%

Non-Florida schools, 89.5%

Stetson University, 87.5%

University of Miami, 87.3%

St. Thomas University, 86.9%

OVERALL, 86.4%

Florida State University, 85.7%

Nova Southeastern University, 82.2%

Barry University, 80.0%

Florida Coastal, 73.4%

Florida A&M, 68.6%

 

July 2006 Florida bar exam results.  [Added 9/20/06]  --  The state average for the general bar exam was 75.1%, and the state average for the MPRE was 81.8%.

           GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State University,  88.1%  (163 of 185)

University of Miami, 85.7%  (192 of 224)

University of Florida, 81.2%  (160 of 197)

Stetson, 81.0%  (132 of 163)

Florida International, 79.0%  (49 of 62)

Florida Coastal, 75.4%  (107 of 142)

Nova Southeastern, 74.9%  (146 of 195)

Barry, 72.0%  (59 of 82)

St. Thomas, 63.1%  (128 of 203)

Florida A & M, 56.3%  (36 of 64)

            MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

University of Florida, 89.5%  (77 of 86)

Florida State University, 88.5%  (46 of 52)

Stetson, 87.5%  (77 of 88)

Nova Southeastern, 83.2%  (84 of 101)

Florida International, 80.0%  (20 of 25)

University of Miami, 76.6%  (36 of 47)

St. Thomas, 72.3%  (60 of 83)

Barry, 69.4%  (25 of 36)

Florida Coastal, 68.5%  (37 of 54)

Florida A & M, 62.1%  (18 of 29)

 

February 2006 Florida bar exam results.  [Added 5/22/06]

            GENERAL FLORIDA BAR EXAMINATION

Florida State University,  91.2 %  (31 of 34)

University of Florida,  87.3 %  (131 of 150)

Florida International University,  86.4 %  (19 of 22)

Stetson University,  80.2 %  (81 of 101)

Florida Coastal School of Law,  77.6 %  (45 of 58)

Out of state law schools,  73.2 %  (378 of 538)

University of Miami,  69.2 %  (18 of 26)

Barry University,  63.6 %  (14 of 22)

Florida A & M University,  57.1 %  (8 of 14)

Nova Southeastern University,  56.4 %  (22 of 39)

St. Thomas University,  35.5%  (11 of 31)

            MULTISTATE PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY EXAMINATION

University of Florida, 93.1%

Florida State, 91.8%

University of Miami, 91.2%

Stetson, 90.3%

Florida International, 90.0%

Florida Coastal, 78.0%

Out of State law schools, 77.2%

St. Thomas, 74.6%

Florida A & M, 72.7%

Barry, 61.3%

Nova Southeastern, 59.1% 

 

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