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CHART 9: Grading and Scoring (continued )


                                    Do you      Do you      Are your                                       Minimum Passing Standards
                                  administer     scale      MBE and
                  What is your     both the   the written                  Combined Score Weights                Total
                    average       MBE and     component      written                                       bar exam score
                    grading/       a written     to the    component
                    reporting    component?      MBE?                                                                        MPRE‡
                     period?                                 scores
                                                           combined?
                 (February/July
                     exams)                                                % MEE   % MPT                   Reported
                                                                           and/or   and/or
                                                                       %    local  local PT                score 200-point
                                                                      MBE   essay                                    scale†
Jurisdiction                     Yes No Yes No Yes No                                 20           Other*  scale
New Jersey                        XXX                                  50     30                     —
                 in May/in Nov.                                                                            266 133           75

New Mexico       both 6–8 weeks X             X            X          50 30 20 — 260 130 80

New York         9 wks./12 wks. X             X            X          50 30 20 — 266 133 85

North Carolina   both 4 weeks X               X            X          40 60 — — 350 140 80

North Dakota     both 7 weeks X               X            X          50 30 20 — 260 130 85

Ohio             9 wks./12 wks. X X X                                 33 53.3 13.3 — 405 135 85

Oklahoma         both 7 weeks X                  XX                   50   50      —               — 2,400 —                 75

Oregon           both 7 weeks X X X                                   50 30 20 — 284 142 85

Pennsylvania     5 wks./9 wks. X              X            X          45 44 11 — 272 136 75

Rhode Island     both 10 weeks X              X            X          50 41 9 — 276 138 80

South Carolina   8 wks./12 wks.  X            XX                      50 30 20 — 266 133 77
South Dakota     both 12 weeks   X                    X**
                                                              X       — — — — — — 85

Tennessee        6 wks./9 wks. X              X            X          50 37.5 12.5 — 270 135 75

Texas            10 wks./14 wks. X X X                                40 40 10 10 675 135 85

Utah             both 8 weeks X X X                                   50 30 20 — 270 135 86

Vermont          both 8–10 wks. X             X            X          50 30 20 — 270 135 80

Virginia 8 wks./12 wks. X X X                                         40 60 — — 140 140 85

Washington       both 6 weeks X               X            X          50 30 20 — 270 135 85

West Virginia    both 7 weeks X               X            X          50 30 20 — 270 135 80

Wisconsin        both 6 weeks X               X            X          50 — — — 258 129 —

Wyoming          both 6–8 wks. X              X            X          50 30 20 — 270 135 85

Guam             both 6–8 wks.   X            XX                      50   38.9 11.1               —       132.5 132.5       80
                 both 8–9 wks.   X            XX
Northern         10–12 weeks     X                                    50 30 20 — 260 — 80
Mariana Islands                                       X**
                                                              X       — — — — — — 75
Palau

Puerto Rico      both 8–9 wks.      X            **                   — — — — — ——

Virgin Islands both 8–10 wks. X                  XX                   50 30 20 — 70 — 75

*Local multiple-choice or short-answer component.

†Each value is a rough approximation of the score on a 200-point scale that would be required to meet the jurisdiction’s minimum passing standard. Please note
that this value is not applicable to individual bar examination components, nor is it used to determine actual pass/fail outcome. In addition, local grading policies,
bar exam characteristics, and other statistical factors may lead to fluctuations in these values and may affect the comparability of these scores across jurisdictions.

‡The MPRE score scale runs from 50 to 150.

**See supplemental remarks for scoring details.

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