Bar Passage

Typically, a William & Mary graduating class enjoys a strong pass rate for all bar exams taken in a year. Students in a graduating class take exams in more than 15 jurisdictions annually.  William & Mary fared very well on July 2018 bar exams across the country, achieving 92.55% bar passage in 19 jurisdictions and 100% bar passage rate in many jurisdictions. 
The pass rates for first-time exam takers for the 2018 summer bar exams where five or more students from the Class of 2018 sat for the exam were:


VA
PA
DC
NY
NJ
MA
CA
86.67% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 80%

More information regarding taking the bar exam is found in the How to... section.