FIU Law Grads Achieve Top Bar Pass Rate in Florida

MIAMI (September 19, 2011) – The Florida Board of Bar Examiners has released the results of the July 2011 Bar Exam and FIU Law graduates have achieved the top bar passage rate among Florida’s eleven law schools. The FIU Law bar passage rate of 89.6 percent substantially exceeded the statewide average of 80.1 percent.

“On behalf of our Faculty, Administration and Staff, I congratulate our recent graduates for their outstanding accomplishment. FIU has consistently ranked at or near the top in Bar passage. Today’s results are a continued tribute to the hard work and dedication of our students and the skills of our faculty.” said Dean R. Alexander Acosta

The 3rd District Court of Appeal will be holding the official swearing-in ceremony for Florida Bar inductees on Monday, October 3, 2011.

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Florida International University College of Law is South Florida’s publicly supported law school. The Princeton Review ranks FIU as one of the nation’s most welcoming schools for diverse students and Hispanic Business has ranked FIU among the top ten law schools for Hispanics. The National Jurist ranks FIU among the top ten schools in the country for best value in legal education. FIU’s Faculty continues to gain national prominence, most recently recognized by the Leiter Ranking of the Top 70 Law School Faculties Scholarly Impact in the nation. Unique among law schools, FIU places particular emphasis on integrating international law into every aspect of its curriculum.

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