Statistics

 National Data for 2016 MBE and MPRE Administrations

 MBE Scaled Scores 2007-2016  MPRE Examinee Counts
2016 MBE Statistics 2016 MPRE Statistics

2016 Bar Examination and Admission Statistics

The 2016 Statistics, as published in NCBE's Bar Examiner magazine, are available as a PDF download. 

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Data are supplied by the jurisdictions for the following categories:

  • the number of persons taking and passing bar examinations
  • the number taking and passing bar examinations categorized by source of legal education
  • the number of and passage rates for first-time exam takers and repeaters, both overall and for graduates of ABA-approved law schools
  • the number of and passage rates for graduates of non-ABA-approved law schools by type of school
  • the number of attorney candidates taking and passing special Attorneys’ Examinations
  • the number of disbarred or suspended attorneys taking and passing examinations as a condition of reinstatement

Also included are the following:

  • a chart showing a longitudinal view of bar passage rates, both overall and for first-time takers, over a 10-year period
  • a five-year snapshot, by jurisdiction, of the number of persons admitted to the bar by examination, on motion, by transferred Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) score, and by diploma privilege, as well as the number of individuals licensed as foreign legal consultants
  • a chart displaying relative admissions to the bar by examination, on motion, and by diploma privilege
  • national data for the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) and Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)
  • use by jurisdiction for the MBE, MPRE, Multistate Essay Examination (MEE), and Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

 

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