The D.C. bar exam will be administered on July 26-27, 2022.
Applications are due May 3. Late applications are accepted until May 18.
For additional information, please visit the District of Columbia Courts, Committee on Admissions website.
The District of Columbia utilizes the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE).
The UBE is composed of the Multistate Performance Test (MPT), Multistate Essay Examination (MEE), and the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) which are prepared by, given, and graded in accordance with the standards established by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. Additional information regarding the content of the UBE is available here under the UBE tab and at http://www.ncbex.org/exams/ube.
The UBE will be given in DC twice a year on the last consecutive Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July.
A scaled score of 266 on the UBE is required for admission in DC.
Tuesday AM: MEE (6 essays, 3 hours)
Tuesday PM: MPT (2 items, 3 hours)
Wednesday AM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
Wednesday PM: MBE (100 questions, 3 hours)
There are multiple resources that provide sample questions and answers for the UBE: