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Outcomes Matter At a student-centered law school like W&L Law, we are committed to great

Outcomes Matter

At a student-centered law school like W&L Law, we are committed to great outcomes for our graduates. We want our students to get great jobs in their preferred location, be prepared to pass the bar exam regardless of where they take it, and to graduate with as little debt as possible.




Overview
Employed 2016 2017 2018
At Grad (All Jobs) 53% 58% 73%
At 10 Months (JD required/preferred) 84% 84% 87.6%
At 10 Months (All Jobs/Grad School) 95% 88% 93%

It is about students, their career objectives, and the strategies they used to get there. Below, you can read how some of our students employed the executive search model of our Career Strategy Office to begin their professional careers.

Passing the Bar

W&L offers robust programming and other support to help our students prepare for and pass the bar exam. The data shows that our resources and assistance are paying off for our students.



2019 Bar Passage Rates
Virginia Nationwide
Washington and Lee Law 80.65% 90%
State/National Averages 80.04% not available



2018 Bar Passage Rates
Virginia Nationwide
Washington and Lee Law 96.55% 89%
State/National Averages 73.4% 69%

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