Florida Bar Exam Information

Florida bar exam format, subjects, scoring, pass rates, dates, and bar review course options. Comprehensive resources to help pass the Florida Bar Exam.

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Florida Bar Exam Format


The Florida Bar Exam is administered over two days.

Day 1

The state portion of the exam is administered on the first day of the Florida bar exam. The state portion of the bar exam is Part A, which consists of the 3 essay questions and the 100 multiple choice questions. You will have three hours to answer the three essay questions. You will have 3 hours to answer the 100 multiple choice questions

Day 2

The Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”) is administered on the second day of the Florida bar exam, which is Part B. The MBE is a multiple-choice test containing 200 questions. The MBE is split into a morning and afternoon session. Each session consists of 100 questions. You have three hours to complete each session.

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Useful Links

  1. Florida Bar Review Course – AmeriBar has been helping students pass the Florida bar exam for over 20 years.
  2. FloridaBarPrep.com – Detailed Information and resources for Florida bar exam takers.
  3. MBEQuestionBank.com  – Online question bank with over 2500 simulated MBE questions.

Exam Dates

  • February 25-26, 2020
  • July 28-29, 2020
  • February 23-24, 2021
  • July 27-28, 2021

Florida Bar Admissions

Florida Board of Bar Examiners
1891 Eider Court
Tallahassee, FL

Florida MPRE Score Requirement

Florida requires bar exam applicants to pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (“MPRE”). You must score 80 or higher on the MPRE in order to pass in Florida.

Scoring/Grading and Results

In order to pass the Florida bar exam, you need a score of 136 or higher on Parts A and B. If you only take one part of the exam, then a score of 136 or higher must be achieved on that part. The scores for Part A and Part B carry equal weight. Florida results are often released in mid-April for the February bar exam, and mid-September for the July bar exam.


Florida bar exam reciprocity is not available with any other jurisdictions.

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Florida Bar Exam Subjects

Florida Essay Subjects

  • Business Entities
  • Chapters 4 & 5 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar
  • Constitutional Criminal Procedure, and Juvenile Delinquency
  • Family Law and Dependency
  • Florida Constitutional Law
  • Florida Evidence
  • Professionalism
  • Trusts
  • UCC Article 3 – Commercial Paper
  • UCC Article 9 – Secured Transactions
  • Wills and Estates
  • All MBE Subjects

MBE Subjects

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts and Sales
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Property
  • Torts
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Florida Bar Exam Statewide Pass Rates

Exam DateFirstRepeatTotal
July 201867%20%57%
February 201858%24%40%
July 201771%28%62%
February 201758%29%43%
July 201668%23%59%
February 201658%31%45%
July 201569%21%62%
February 201564%36%52%
July 201472%19%66%
February 201473%46%62%

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