New York Bar Examination

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New York Bar Examination
COVID-19 Information
Bar Examination Status Postponed[1], [2]
The examination will be rescheduled to WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2020.


as of March 27, 2020

Bar examination postponed until September 9, 2020


Administered by New York State Board of Law Examiners
ABA-Approved Law School J.D. Required No
Graduate of foreign law school eligible to take the bar examination Yes
Summer Application Filing Deadline May 30, 2020
Winter Testing: February
Summer Testing: July
Requires Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)? Yes
UBE Minimum Passing Score 266
Additional Components required prior to admission Online multiple-choice test, Online course
Maximum Age of Transferred UBE Score 3 years36.0 months <br />
Requires Multistate Bar Examination (MBE)? Yes
Accepts Multistate Bar Examination Transfers?
Requires Multistate Essay Examination (MEE)? Yes
Requires Multistate Performance Test (MPT)? Yes
Requires Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE)? Yes
MPRE Minimum Passing Score 85
First-Time Taker Pass Rate 71%
Repeat Taker Pass Rate 23%
Annual Test Takers Quantity 13438
Website
NCBE profile link