Bar Exam Resources

General Application Information

Timely filed applications for the JULY 2017 Maryland Bar Exam must be postmarked not later than JAN. 15, 2017. Late applications may be postmarked until May 20 (requires a late fee). More details are available here

The exam will be administered JULY 25-26, 2017.

Application information and character and fitness information may be found on the website of the Maryland State Board of Law Examiners.


Content and Scoring of the Exam

The Maryland Bar Exam is two days long and consists of the following components:

  • Day 1: 10 essay questions prepared by the State Board of Bar Examiners and 1 MPT question.
  • Day 2: MBE

More details on the exam's structure and scoring may be found  here.

Recent Maryand Bar Exams

The Maryland State Board of Law Examiners provides copies of past examinations and selected answers on their website.