The South Carolina state bar exam will be administered on July 27-28, 2021.
Applications are due January 10, 2021. Late applications are accepted until January 31, 2021.
For details on the application process and fees, please visit the South Carolina Office of Bar Admissions website.
South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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 South Carolina.
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: