DU Law Students Score Second-Highest on Bar Exam in Pennsylvania
The Duquesne University School of Law announced a 91.39 percent passage rate among first-time takers of the July 2007 Pennsylvania Bar Examination.
This historic high pass rate for Duquesne students is the second-highest in the Commonwealth among nine law schools.
About the Law School
In 1911, Duquesne University established its first professional program—a School of Law. Each of its initial 12 students graduated in June 1914 and successfully completed the Pennsylvania Board of Law examination. In the tradition of Duquesne’s Spiritan founders, the School of Law was a pioneer in making quality education available to working-class students, minorities and women. Today, the Duquesne University School Law has earned a prominent position in legal circles throughout Western Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth and beyond.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. Duquesne, a campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, has been nationally recognized for its academic programs, community service and commitment to sustainability. Follow Duquesne University on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.