August MPRE RegistrationNCBE ACCOUNT
The registration deadline for the August MPRE is June 8.
Next Generation of the Bar ExamREVIEW OUTLINES
The content scope for the NextGen bar exam is now available.
THE BAR EXAMINERVIEW LATEST ISSUE
2022 Statistics, a Conversation with NALP’s Nikia Gray, and more.
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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 Spring 2023 issue:
- 2022 Statistics
- Seven Questions — A Conversation with NALP’S Nikia Gray
- Focus on Diversity: The NCBE Character and Fitness Application: First Steps in a Thorough Review of Application Questions
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.
Review the content scope for the NextGen bar exam, which will first be administered in July 2026.
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NCBE Statement on SCOTUS Decisions and the Bar Exam
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MEE Test Dates
July 25, 2023
MPT Test Dates
July 25, 2023
MBE Test Dates
July 26, 2023
MPRE Test Dates
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
August MPRE Registration: The registration deadline for the August MPRE is June 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.