August MPRE RegistrationNCBE ACCOUNT
The August MPRE regular registration deadline is June 21. The late registration deadline is June 28.
THE BAR EXAMINERLATEST ISSUE
2017 Statistics, Test and Information Security, Testing Column, and more.
2017 StatisticsVIEW STATISTICS
Examination and admission statistics, national data for the MBE and the MPRE, and more.
Character and Fitness ServicesLEARN MORE
NCBE conducts character and fitness investigations on behalf of participating jurisdictions.
NCBE STUDY AIDSSTUDY AIDS STORE
Visit the NCBE Study Aids Store for MBE, MEE, and MPT study aids and MBE and MPRE Online Practice Exams.
SCORE SERVICESLEARN MORE
NCBE offers score services for the MPRE, the MBE, and the UBE.
Select a jurisdiction from the drop-down menu for a summary of bar admission information specific to that jurisdiction and contact information for its bar admission agency.
The Bar Examiner
A quarterly publication that covers current issues in bar admissions and includes annual bar examination and admission statistics. Searchable archives provide articles on a wide range of topics. The Spring 2018 issue includes the following:
- 2017 Statistics
- On Being Watched: Modeling the Profession during Uncertain Times
- The Bar Admission Administrator and NCBE: The Dynamic Duo
Bar Admission Guide
Comprehensive information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. jurisdictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies.2018 Guide
Jun 14, 2018
Conversion to Computer-Based Testing for the MPRE
Jun 11, 2018
Rhode Island adopts the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)
Jun 11, 2018
Illinois adopts the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)
May 2, 2018
Tennessee adopts the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)
Apr 23, 2018
The National Conference of Bar Examiners Appoints a Testing Task Force
MADISON, WI (April 23, 2018) The National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) announced today that it has appointed a Testing Task Force charged with undertaking a three-year study to ensure that the bar examination continues to test the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for competent entry-level legal practice in the 21st century.
Apr 18, 2018
Repeat Test Taker Scores Drive February 2018 Average MBE Score Decline
Dec 11, 2017
NCBE releases MBE Study Aid organized by subject area
MEE Test Dates
July 24, 2018
MPT Test Dates
July 24, 2018
MBE Test Dates
July 25, 2018
MPRE Test Dates
Test Date: August 11, 2018
Regular Registration Deadline: June 21, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: June 28, 2018
Test Date: November 10, 2018
Regular Registration Deadline: September 20, 2018
Late Registration Deadline: September 27, 2018
March 2018 Exam: March MPRE scores are now available in NCBE Account File Cabinets.
Developed and scored by NCBE, the MPRE is a two-hour, 60-question multiple-choice examination covering established standards related to a lawyer's professional conduct. The MPRE is administered by NCBE and required for admission by most jurisdictions.
Coordinated by NCBE, the UBE is composed of the MEE, MPT, and MBE and results in a portable score that can be transferred to other UBE jurisdictions. The UBE is administered and graded by user jurisdictions.
Developed and scored by NCBE, the MBE is a six-hour, 200-question multiple-choice examination covering seven substantive areas of law. The MBE is administered by user jurisdictions as part of the bar examination.
Developed by NCBE, the MEE consists of six 30-minute essay questions covering up to 12 areas of substantive law. The particular areas covered vary from exam to exam. The MEE is administered and graded by user jurisdictions as part of the bar examination.
Developed by NCBE, the MPT consists of two 90-minute tasks designed to test fundamental lawyering skills in a realistic situation. It is not a test of substantive knowledge. The MPT is administered and graded by user jurisdictions as part of the bar examination.