THE BAR EXAMINERVIEW LATEST ISSUE
The 2021 Survey of Law Student Well-Being, ABA Standard 303, a conversation with Dean D. Benjamin Barros, and more.
August MPRE ScoresLEARN MORE
August MPRE scores are scheduled to be posted in NCBE Account File Cabinets on September 8.
NEXT GENERATION OF THE BAR EXAMLEARN MORE
Review the Content Scope Outlines for the next generation of the bar exam.
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.
View the latest bar exam results by jurisdiction:
The Bar Examiner
NCBE's quarterly publication provides comprehensive, authoritative information on current issues in bar admissions and legal education and features annual bar examination and admission statistics by jurisdiction. Visit the Bar Examiner website to view the following in the Summer 2022 issue:
- Focus on Diversity: The ABA Strengthens Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Educational Requirements for Law Schools
- New to Bar Admissions? The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing
- The Testing Column: Test Validity and the Law: An Overview of Case Law Challenging the Validity of Standardized Tests
Bar Admission Online Guide
Comprehensive information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. jurisdictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies.Online Guide
Read advice to applicants about navigating the character and fitness process.
Explore the proposed scope of the topics and skills to be tested on the next generation of the bar exam.
Take the UBE and earn a score that can be transferred to other UBE jurisdictions.
Learn more about NCBE’s commitment to diversity, fairness, and inclusion.
Jun 24, 2022
NCBE Statement on SCOTUS Decisions
Jun 9, 2022
Law Professor Timothy Davis Elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners
Jun 9, 2022
Attorney Lisa Perlen Elected to the Board of Trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners
May 6, 2022
Susan Baek Joins the National Conference of Bar Examiners
Apr 28, 2022
NCBE Releases National Mean for March 2022 MPRE
Apr 13, 2022
Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination Now Available in Puerto Rico Test Location
Apr 8, 2022
National Mean of 132.6 for February 2022 MBE
Apr 1, 2022
NCBE Publishes 2021 Year in Review
MEE Test Dates
February 21, 2023
MPT Test Dates
February 21, 2023
MBE Test Dates
February 22, 2023
MPRE Test Dates
Test Administration: August 10 or 11, 2022
Registration Deadline: June 9, 2022
Test Administration: November 14 or 15, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 14, 2022
August MPRE Scores: August MPRE scores are scheduled to be posted in NCBE Account File Cabinets on September 8.
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.