For Immediate Release

Contact:
Shari Ireton
University of Washington School of Law
206.685.9002

November 7, 2007

UW School of Law 2007 Bar Exam Results

More than 87% of UW School of Law graduates passed the 2007 Washington State Bar Exam, according to the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA). There were 115 first-time takers from the UW, of which 100 passed both sections, for a pass rate of 87% (100/115), compared with 86.6% in 2006. The overall UW pass rate for July 2007 as reported by the WSBA was 87.5% (105/130).

According to the WSBA, the overall pass rate for law school graduates from Seattle University was 71.0% and Gonzaga University was 71.2%.