The second-ranked legislation faculty within the nation simply discovered itself slipping down the ladder in some of the vital metrics.
California launched the stats behind the July administration of the bar examination and it didn’t look fairly for Stanford Legislation Faculty, whose 86.4 % bar passage fee for first-time examinees proved solely adequate for fifth place amongst California faculties. Trying up at Berkeley, UCLA, USC, and UCI. Not less than Stanford is cheaper than USC… in order that’s one thing!
To place this in perspective, Stanford’s first-time California bar passage fee averaged 94.6 % over the earlier 5 years. That wasn’t at all times sufficient to high Berkeley (who slipped by them by 1 % in 2021), nevertheless it by no means fell beneath second.
Including to the distress, bringing the out-of-state faculties into the combination positioned Stanford at sixteenth simply behind… Arizona State. Nothing in opposition to the Solar Devils, however Stanford can stay with falling behind Harvard grads transferring West, not ASU.
Critically although, everybody has an outlier. There shall be a lot tittering among the many UC faculties, however wake us up when this turns into a development.
Nonetheless, it’s a superb factor the varsity has already publicly declared its disdain for rankings, as a result of that quantity 2 slot won’t be taking place subsequent yr.
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