Baylor Law School once again is No. 1 in the state's bar exam passage rate.
Results of the July Texas Bar exam released today show Baylor Law School with a 97.52 percent pass rate. At No 2 is the University of Texas at Austin with a pass rate of 95.52 percent. The state's overall passage rate among those who took the bar exam for the first time was 86.05 percent.
Texas has nine law schools, and since 2001 Baylor Law has been No. 1 on 18 of 25 bar exams given.
"We have a well-defined mission -- one that speaks powerfully to what legal education should accomplish for our profession and for those we serve," said Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben. "We also have consistent high expectations of our students as they develop into professionals. Our success arises from our fealty to that mission and our stewardship of the distinctive program attributes that set our Baylor Law School apart."
The following are the results from the July Texas Bar exam: