Bar Passage Rates and Employment Statistics

Bar Passage Rates 2017 - Graduates from Calendar Year 2016

District of Columbia

  • GW Law passage rate: 90.28%
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 74.11% 

New York

  • GW Law passage rate: 89.90%
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 81.01%

Maryland

  • GW Law passage rate: 80.88%
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 70.38% 

Bar Passage Rates 2018 - Graduates from Calendar Year 2017

District of Columbia

  • GW Law passage rate: 100.00%*
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 74.60%

New York

  • GW Law passage rate: 87.31%
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 83.92%

Virginia

  • GW Law passage rate: 74.14%
  • Statewide average for first time takers: 75.62%

* DC does not provide information regarding the number of unsuccessful bar takers. 

Historical Bar Passage Data


Employment Reports

2017 Employment Report for 10 Months After Graduation (ABA)

2016 Employment Report for 10 Months After Graduation (ABA)

2015 Employment Report for 10 Months After Graduation (ABA)

2014 Employment Report for 10 Months After Graduation (ABA)