College of Law Excels Again with Bar Passage

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The University of Tulsa College of Law graduates outperform the state average on bar exam passage rate

TULSA, Okla. – The University of Tulsa College of Law graduates taking the Oklahoma Bar examination for the first time in July 2012 achieved a 89% pass rate, above the state average of 84%.

“These outstanding results are a direct reflection of the high academic standards of our school and the dedication of our faculty and students.” said Janet Levit, Dean and Dean John Rogers Endowed Chair at the TU College of Law. “We have developed a curriculum that ensures our students are well prepared for the exam and have the knowledge and skills to make great contributions to the legal profession.”

The TU College of Law, a private law school with a total enrollment of 326 students, provides an academically rigorous, yet congenial atmosphere with opportunities for scholarship, leadership and faculty mentoring. Students develop practical skills through participation with student-driven legal journals, award-winning moot court teams, the Boesche Legal Clinic, and pro bono program. In addition to unique specialties in energy and environmental law and Native American law, joint interdisciplinary degrees include a JD/MBA. TU’s Mabee Legal Information Center is recognized as one of the nation’s top university law libraries.