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CHART 6: Length of Examination, Application Deadlines, and the UBE (continued )


                                                                                                           The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)*

                                                                               How many                            Do you require        Do you currently
                                                                                times may                          completion of a      accept UBE scores
                   Length   Bar exam application filing deadlines              an applicant       Are you a      jurisdiction-specific
                   of exam                                                                    UBE jurisdiction?  component† before           from other
                    (days)                                                     take the exam                                               jurisdictions?‡
                                                                               without                                admission?
                        2                                                         special
                            July 2017            February 2018                 permission?

                            First filing Late filing First filing Late filing                 Yes No Yes No Yes No

Jurisdiction                deadline deadline** deadline deadline**
 New York
 North Carolina             April 30 — Nov. 30 —                               no limit       XXX
 North Dakota
 Ohio              2        Jan. 3    March 7    Oct. 3    Nov. 7              no limit                    X                                         X
 Oklahoma
                   2        March 15 May 15      Nov. 1    Dec. 1              6              X                     XX
 Oregon
                   2.5      April 3   May 10     Nov. 1    Dec. 11             no limit                    X                                         X
 Pennsylvania
                   2        Feb. 1    March 1/   Sept. 1   Oct. 2/             no limit                    X                                         X
 Rhode Island                          April 3             Nov. 1

 South Carolina    2        April 15  May 15     Nov. 15   Dec. 15             no limit           X                 X                        X
 South Dakota
 Tennessee                                                                                    (July 2017)                               (Aug. 2017)
 Texas
 Utah              2                  April 30/            Nov. 15/            no limit                    X                                         X
 Vermont                    April 15 May 15/ Oct. 30 Nov. 30/
 Virginia                             May 30               Dec. 15
 Washington
 West Virginia     2        Feb. 1/   —          Sept. 1/  —                   5                           X                                         X
 Wisconsin                  May 1                Dec. 1
 Wyoming
 Guam              2        Jan.10    Jan. 31 Aug. 30 Sep. 30                  3              X                  X                           X
 Northern Mariana
 Islands                                                                                                                                (May 2017)

Palau              2 April 1 — Nov. 1 —                                        3                           X                                         X

Puerto Rico        2        March 1 May 22       Oct. 1    Dec. 20             no limit                    X                                         X
Virgin Islands
                   2.5 Jan. 30 March 30 Aug. 30 Oct. 30                        5                           X                                         X

                   2        March 1   April 1    Oct. 1    Nov. 1              6              X                     XX

                   2 May 1 — Dec. 1 — 4 X                                                                           XX

                   2 May 10 — Dec. 15 —                                        5                           X                                         X

                   2        March 6   April 5    Oct. 5    Nov. 6              no limit       X                  X                      X

                   2        April 1   May 1      Nov. 1    Dec. 1              4                  X                 X                       X

                                                                                              (July 2017)                               (July 2017)

                   2        May 1     June 1     Dec. 1    Jan. 1              no limit                    X                                         X

                   2 April 15 — Nov. 15 —                                      no limit       X                     XX

                   2        May 1     June 1     Dec. 1    Jan. 1              no limit                    X                                         X

                   2        May 23    June 6     Dec. 22   Jan. 5              no limit                    X                                         X

                   3        June 12   —          no Feb.                       no limit                    X                                         X
                                                  exam                            6
                                                                                  3                        X                                         X
                   2 TBA — Jan. 10 —                                                                       X                                         X

                   2        May 1     June 1     Dec. 1    Jan. 2

*See Chart 10, page 33, for information on admission by transferred UBE score.

†A jurisdiction-specific component is a separate test, course, or some combination of the two that is administered by a UBE jurisdiction to assess
candidate knowledge of jurisdiction-specific law. The component can be offered live or online.

‡UBE jurisdictions must accept transferred UBE scores, but each jurisdiction may set its own time limit for accepting UBE score transfers.
Jurisdictions may accept transferred UBE scores prior to their date of first UBE administration.

**Late filing fees may apply, with escalating fees in the case of multiple late filing deadlines.

                                                               Supplemental Remarks
Over how many days is the bar examination administered?

California Effective with the July 2017 California Bar Exam, the General Bar Exam will consist of 2 days instead of 3 days.

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