College of Law Graduates Achieve 89.5% Pass Rate on New York Bar Exam to Rank #4 in the State

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College of Law Graduates Achieve 89.5% Pass Rate on New York Bar Exam to Rank #4 in the State

The 105 Syracuse University College of Law graduates who took the New York State Bar Exam for the first time in July, 2016 achieved an 89.5% pass rate, an increase of more than six percentage points from last year and well above the statewide median pass rate of 83%. The College of Law’s solid performance improved its rank to fourth among New York’s 15 ABA accredited law schools behind only Columbia, New York University and Cornell. 

“We are proud of our graduates’ strong performance on the 2016 New York State Bar Exam,” said Dean Craig M. Boise. “The continued upward trajectory in the College of Law’s New York bar pass rate is a credit to their hard work, our exceptional faculty and fully supportive staff, and a well-conceived curriculum that prepares our graduates for bar exam and professional success.”

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Syracuse Law is one of the nation's most prestigious private law schools, located on the Syracuse University campus in Syracuse, New York. Our diverse community attracts students from across the U...