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 the map. 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. Visit July 2020 Bar Exam: Jurisdiction Information for more information. North Carolina's and Washington's lowered minimum passing scores also apply to the February 2021 exam.
|Minimum Passing |
|260||Alabama, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, North Dakota|
|266||Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Montana, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Virgin Islands|
|270||Arkansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming|
|276||Colorado, Rhode Island|
Since jurisdiction rules and policies change, you are strongly advised to consult the jurisdiction’s bar admission agency directly for the most current information.
*The minimum passing score in Indiana has not yet been determined.