Minimum Scores

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. 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 exams and the February 2022 exam.)

 

Map of UBE jurisdictions minimum passing score, see table for accessible content

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

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