Jurisdiction Information

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.

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The Bar Examiner

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 Fall 2022 issue:

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Bar Admission Online Guide

Bar Admissions Guide

Comprehensive information on bar admission requirements in all U.S. jurisdictions, including a directory of state bar admission agencies.

Online Guide

News

  • Sep 20, 2022

    NCBE Releases National Mean for August 2022 MPRE

  • Sep 13, 2022

    National Mean of 140.3 for July 2022 MBE

  • Aug 24, 2022

    MPRE Registration to Open Earlier for 2023 and Future Administrations

  • 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

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Test Dates

MEE Test Dates

MPT Test Dates

MBE Test Dates

MPRE Test Dates

  • Test Administration: November 14 or 15, 2022
    Registration Deadline: September 14, 2022
  • Test Administration: March 28 or 29, 2023
    Registration Deadline: January 26, 2023
  • Test Administration: August 9 or 10, 2023
    Registration Deadline: June 8, 2023
  • Test Administration: November 2 or 3, 2023
    Registration Deadline: September 12, 2023

MPRE Scores

  • November MPRE Scores: November MPRE scores are scheduled to be posted in NCBE Account File Cabinets on December 15.

NCBE Exams

  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination

    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.

  • Uniform Bar Examination

    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.

  • Multistate Bar Examination

    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.

  • Multistate Essay 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.

  • Multistate Performance Test

    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.

  • Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination
  • Uniform Bar Examination
  • Multistate Bar Examination
  • Multistate Essay Examination
  • Multistate Performance Test