Keio University Law School Ranks First in the 2017 National Bar Exam
September 28, 2017
On September 12, the Japanese Ministry of Justice announced the final results of the 2017 National Bar Examination. This year's exam saw a total of 1,543 successful candidates.
Among the successful candidates, 144 graduates of the Keio University Law School passed the exam with a passage rate of 45.4%. This gives Keio University Law School the highest number of successful candidates and the 4th highest bar passage rate among all law schools (and the highest for a private university) in the country for 2 consecutive years.