Assisting bar admission authorities by disseminating relevant information concerning admission standards and practices
Information about NCBE's Joe E. Covington Award for Research on Testing for Licensure: research germane to testing and measurement, particularly in a high-stakes licensure setting.
Statistics on bar examinations and admissions in all U.S. jurisdictions grouped by calendar year, including summary statistics and score distributions for the administrations of the Multistate Bar Examination and the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination.
A quarterly magazine covering current issues in bar admissions and including annual bar examination and admission statistics.
Current information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. jurisdictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies. (Published in collaboration with the American Bar Association.) Available for purchase at the NCBE Online Store.
Study material drawn from previously administered tests. Released questions are available for all four NCBE tests. Online practice exams are available for the MBE and the MPRE. Recent study aids are available for purchase at the NCBE Online Store. Older study aids are available as free downloads on the respective test pages.
Booklets for all four NCBE tests providing descriptions of the tests, outlines of subject matter covered, and representative sample questions. The MBE and MPRE booklets also provide guidelines for taking those tests as well as information about the scoring process, MBE score transfers, and MPRE application. Information booklets are available on this page and on the respective test pages. Single copies are available for order at the NCBE Online Store.