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law-books-291692_640Which jurisdictions Administer the UBE, MEE, and MPT?   The UBE stands for the “Uniform Bar Exam.” It is composed of the multistate bar exam (called the “MBE” which is a 200-question multiple-choice exam), the multistate essay exam (called the “MEE” which is a six-question essay test) and a multistate performance test (an MPT, a three-hour task designed to test lawyerly skills).

Which Jurisdictions Administer the UBE, MEE, and MPT?

The Following Jurisdictions Administer the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE):

The following jurisdictions administer the Uniform Bar Exam:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maine (beginning July 2017), Massachusetts (beginning July 2018), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Oregon (beginning July 2017), South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wyoming

The Multistate Essay Exam (MEE):

The following jurisdictions administer the Multistate Essay Exam:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine (beginning July 2017), Massachusetts (beginning July 2018), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Virgin Islands

The Multistate Performance Test (MPT):

The following jurisdictions administer the Multistate Performance Test:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Virgin Islands

This list is updated to reflect the jurisdictions that are using the test for the February 2017 bar exam but please confirm with your specific jurisdiction before relying on this post.

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