UBE Minimum Scores

Map of Minimum Passing UBE Score by Jurisdiction

Minimum Passing UBE Score by Jurisdiction

This map shows UBE jurisdictions in orange and lists the minimum passing score for each jurisdiction. The same information is displayed in tabular format below. (Note that North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington temporarily lowered their minimum passing scores for the July 2020 exam to 268, 266, and 266, respectively, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. North Carolina's lowered minimum passing score also applied to the February and July 2021 exams. Washington's lowered minimum passing score also applied to the February and July 2021 and 2022 exams.)

Minimum Passing UBE Score*Jurisdiction
260Alabama, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah
264Indiana, Oklahoma
266Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Virgin Islands
268Michigan
270Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming
272Pennsylvania

Since jurisdiction rules and policies change, you are strongly advised to consult the jurisdiction’s bar admission agency directly for the most current information.