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Guide to Bar Admission RequirementsONLINE GUIDE
Comprehensive information on bar admission requirements in all US jurisdictions—now in an interactive online format.
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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 Summer/Fall 2021 issue:
- NCBE Celebrates 90 Years
- Change Is Coming: The Institute for Well-Being in Law Sets Out to Transform the Legal Profession
- The Next Generation of the Bar Exam: Quarterly Update
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
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Jan 10, 2022
Update on Status of February 2022 Bar Exam
Dec 10, 2021
NCBE Releases National Mean for November MPRE
Dec 3, 2021
NCBE to Offer International MPRE Testing Opportunities in March 2022
Dec 1, 2021
NCBE Releases First Full-Length Simulated MBE Study Aid
Oct 18, 2021
Michigan Adopts the Uniform Bar Exam
Sep 15, 2021
NCBE Releases National Means for July MBE, August MPRE
Jun 1, 2021
NCBE Anticipates Return to In-Person Testing for February 2022 Bar Exam
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: March 23 or 24, 2022
Registration Deadline: January 21, 2022
Test Administration: August 10 or 11, 2022
Registration Deadline: June 9, 2022
Test Administration: November 14 or 15, 2022
Registration Deadline: September 14, 2022
MPRE REGISTRATION: The registration deadline for the March MPRE is January 21.
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.