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Which Jurisdictions Administer the UBE, MEE, and MPT?

Wondering which 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).

Updated as of June 7, 2021. Please check the NCBE’s website before relying on this post.

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, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (sometime in 2022), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, 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, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, 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, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Virgin Islands

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