Bar Exam Resources

General Application Information

The Uniform Bar Exam is composed of:

  • the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE)
  • the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)
  • two Multistate Performance Tests (MPTs)

The MEE and MPT scores are scaled to the MBE, with the MBE weighted 50%, the MEE 30%, and the MPT 20%.

The UBE has been adopted by the following jurisdictions:

  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • Idaho
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Massachusetts (beginning July 2018)
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey (beginning February 2017)
  • New Mexico
  • New York (beginning July 2016)
  • North Dakota
  • Oregon (beginning July 2017)
  • South Carolina
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia (beginning July 2017)
  • Wyoming

For more information, visit the website of the National Conference of Bar Examiners, here.