July 2019 MBE
45,334 July 2019 MBE Examinees
Number of July MBE Examinees 2015–2019
July 2019 MBE Mean Score 141.1
July MBE Mean Score 2015–2019
MBE Standard Deviations
MBE scores are reported on a scale ranging from 0 to 200. The values reflect valid scores available electronically as of 10/23/19.
August 2019 MPRE
17,066 August 2019 MPRE Examinees
More than 4,000 examinees took the August 2019 MPRE at Pearson VUE testing centers across the country for the inaugural computer-based administration of the MPRE. See this issue’s MPRE Inaugural Computer-Based Administration for more information.
Number of MPRE Examinees 2015–2019
August 2019 MPRE Mean Score 93.4 (score scale 50–150)
MPRE Mean Score 2015–2019
MPRE Standard Deviations
MPRE scores are reported on a scale ranging from 50 to 150. The values reflect valid scores available electronically as of 10/23/19 on both standard and alternative forms of the MPRE.
Uniform Bar Examination
15 of the 36 jurisdictions that have adopted the UBE have decided to require completion of a jurisdiction-specific component prior to admission.
42% of UBE jurisdictions require completion of a jurisdiction-specific component prior to admission.
See this issue’s Testing Knowledge of Local Law: What Are UBE Jurisdictions Doing? for more information.
July 2019 MEE/MPT Grading Workshop
NCBE holds its semiannual MEE/MPT Grading Workshops to support jurisdiction graders in their grading of the Multistate Essay Examination and the Multistate Performance Test.
546 graders from 44 jurisdictions participated in NCBE’s MEE/MPT Grading Workshop the weekend after the July 2019 exam.
56 graders participated in person, 167 by conference call, and 323 by registering to view on-demand videos.
2019–2020 NCBE Policy Committee Members’ Home Jurisdictions
81 members representing 46 jurisdictions
NCBE is advised by the members of its nine policy committees, whose members are appointed each August. The 81 members of NCBE’s 2019–2020 policy committees represent 46 jurisdictions and include current and former bar examiners, bar admission administrators and staff, justices, and judges.
2019–2020 NCBE Exam Drafting Committee Members’ Home Jurisdictions
65 members representing 25 jurisdictions
NCBE exams are written by the members of NCBE’s 10 exam drafting committees. The 65 members of NCBE’s 2019–2020 exam drafting committees represent 25 jurisdictions and include practicing attorneys, judges, and law school faculty members.