The national Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) mean scaled score for August 2020 was 98.6, an increase of more than five points from the August 2019 mean of 93.4 and the highest mean score for an August administration since 2000. 12,688 examinees sat for the MPRE in August 2020, about 26% fewer compared to the 17,066 examinees who took the exam in August 2019. MPRE scores have been released to jurisdictions and examinees.

A chart showing the number of MPRE examinees 2016-2020. In March 2016-2020 there were 19,823; 20,260; 20,346; 19,138; and 17,000 examinees. In August 2016-2020 there were 16,480; 17,326; 16,651; 17,066; and 12,688 examinees. In November 2016-2019 there were 19,821; 20,798; 20,580; and 22,165 examinees.A chart showing MPRE mean scores 2016-2020. In March 2016-2020 the mean score was 93.5, 92.7, 94.7, 93.8, and 95.8. In August 2016-2020 the mean score was 92.0, 93.7, 93.0, 93.4, and 98.6. In November 2016-2019 the mean score was 93.5, 94.1, 95.5, and 97.0. The August 2020 mean score includes the following note: Comparability to prior results may be limited due to the lower examinee count in August 2020.

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