FIU law graduates earn highest Florida Bar exam passage rate

FIU College of Law graduates have earned the top bar exam passage rate in Florida, for the third consecutive July examination.

With a passage rate of 87.8 percent on the exam that allows them to practice law in the state, FIU Law graduates surpassed the statewide average passage rate of 71.3 percent by 16.5 percentage points. FIU Law graduates previously earned an 87.5 percent pass rate on the July 2016 exam and an 89 percent pass rate on the July 2015 bar exam – each time the highest among the state’s 11 law schools.

“FIU prides itself on being Worlds Ahead,” said Tawia Ansah, acting dean of the FIU College of Law. “Our students are entering the legal profession prepared for the challenges ahead. Our faculty and staff work tirelessly to ensure our students have all the resources they need for the bar exam and for their careers as attorneys. We would like to thank the faculty for their dedication and teaching skills as well as our graduates for the countless hours they invested in their education and preparation. We wish them all the best as they begin their new journey as attorneys.”