MARCH MPRE SCORESNCBE ACCOUNT
March 2021 MPRE scores are available in NCBE Account File Cabinets until August 12.
THE BAR EXAMINERVIEW SPRING 2021 ISSUE
2020 statistics, the UBE’s 10-year anniversary, the Testing Task Force’s Final Update about the next generation of the bar exam, and more.
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 about BarNow.
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.
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.
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 Spring 2021 issue:
- 2020 Statistics
- The UBE’s 10-Year Anniversary
- Testing Task Force Final Update
- COVID-19 and the February 2021 Bar Exam
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
See past 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.
Jul 13, 2021
Dr. Rosemary Reshetar, Dr. Danette McKinley, and Beth Donahue Join the National Conference of Bar Examiners
Jul 12, 2021
Sophie Martin Named NCBE Director of Communications, Education, and Outreach
Jun 25, 2021
July 2021 Bar Exam Updates
Jun 1, 2021
NCBE Anticipates Return to In-Person Testing for February 2022 Bar Exam
May 4, 2021
March 2021 MPRE Mean Score Increases
Apr 27, 2021
NCBE to Offer International MPRE Testing Opportunities in August 2021
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
MEE Test Dates
February 22, 2022
July 26, 2022
MPT Test Dates
February 22, 2022
July 26, 2022
MBE Test Dates
February 23, 2022
July 27, 2022
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 2021 MPRE scores are available in NCBE Account File Cabinets until August 12.
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.