Pacific Coast University School of Law

A law school for working adults. We offer a quality legal education that meets the real life needs of our students, including limited class sizes and evening courses.

Since 1927

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Eligibility to sit for the bar exam in other jurisdictions

The Comprehensive Guide to Bar Admission Requirements, a publication by the National Conference of Bar Examiners and the ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, provides detailed information on bar admissions requirements in all jurisdictions.

The State Bar of California maintains information about qualifications to sit for the California Bar Exam, including dates, fees, and locations at

Our reputation precedes us.

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Pacific Coast University, School of Law is accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.


“Study at, or graduation from, this law school may not qualify a student to take the bar examination or be admitted to practice law in jurisdictions other than California.  A student who intends to seek admission to practice law outside of California should contact the admitting authority in that jurisdiction for information regarding its education and admission requirements.”

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Nationally known

Practicing Law in other states

Information about admission to the State Bar of California

and the California Bar Examination

PCU's Bar Examination passing rate

Statistics for previous bar exam pass rates, including historical data for individual law schools in California, can also be found here.

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Most states, other than California, may require a

degree from an American Bar Association accredited school or approval from an examining committee

as a prerequisite to taking their bar examination.


Pacific Coast University, School of Law is not seeking accreditation from the American Bar Association.


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