March MPRE ScoresLEARN MORE
March MPRE scores are scheduled to be posted in NCBE Account File Cabinets on April 29.
BarNow Online Study AidsVISIT STORE
New Simulated MPRE 2, plus Bar Exam Value Packs! Or, get 50% off the Everything Pack now through July 2021. Visit the Study Aids Store to learn more.
2021 Guide to Bar Admission RequirementsONLINE GUIDE
Comprehensive information on bar admission requirements in all US jurisdictions—now in an interactive online format.
2021 BAR EXAM RESULTSVIEW RESULTS
See pass rates released by jurisdictions for the February 2021 exam.
COVID-19 UpdatesLEARN MORE
See the latest information about the coronavirus and the July 2021 bar exam.
NEXT GENERATION OF THE BAR EXAMTESTING TASK FORCE FINAL REPORT
Read the Final Report of the Testing Task Force and learn about the Next Generation of the Bar Exam.
THE BAR EXAMINERVIEW FALL 2020 ISSUE
COVID-19 and the July 2020 bar exam, the Bar Examiner’s new column focusing on diversity, a new “Seven Questions” interview column, and more.
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
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 2020 issue:
- COVID-19 and the July 2020 Bar Exam
- President’s Page: 2020: The Year of the Pandemic
- Focus: On Diversity: Why Diversity Must Matter to the Bar Admissions Community
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
JULY 2021 BAR EXAM: See NCBE COVID-19 updates and jurisdiction announcements.
FINAL REPORT of the Testing Task Force for the Next Generation of the Bar Exam
NEW STUDY AIDS: Get the new Simulated MPRE 2 or a MEE, MPT, MBE or Everything Bar Exam Value Pack.
Visit the BAR EXAMINER website for articles on current issues in bar admissions.
Apr 13, 2021
National Mean of 134.0 for February 2021 MBE
Mar 1, 2021
NCBE Makes New Study Aids Available on BarNow; Extends Discount on Everything Pack
Feb 2, 2021
NCBE Announces Remote Option for July 2021 Bar Exam
Jan 28, 2021
NCBE Board of Trustees Votes to Approve Testing Task Force Recommendations
MEE Test Dates
July 27, 2021
MPT Test Dates
July 27, 2021
MBE Test Dates
July 28, 2021
MPRE Test Dates
Test Administration: August 11 or 12, 2021
Registration Deadline: June 10, 2021
Test Administration: November 4 or 5, 2021
Registration Deadline: September 17, 2021
March MPRE Scores: March MPRE scores are scheduled to be posted in NCBE Account File Cabinets on April 29.
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.