Missouri Bar Exam Info
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Missouri Bar Exam Format
The Missouri Bar Exam is administered over two days. The examiners have adopted the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”).
The written portion of the exam is administered on the first day of the Missouri bar exam. The written portion of the bar exam consists of the Multistate Performance Test (“MPT”) and the Multistate Essay Exam (“MEE”). You will have three hours to answer two MPT questions. You will have three hours to answer the six MEE questions.
The Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”) is administered on the second day of the Missouri bar exam. 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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Missouri Bar Admissions
P.O. Box 104236
Jefferson City, MO 65110-4236
Missouri MPRE Score Requirement
Missouri 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 Missouri.
Scoring/Grading and Results
In order to pass the Missouri bar exam, you must score at least 260. This equates to 130, based on the MBE’s 200-point scale. The scores of the exam sections are weighted as follows: MPT 20%, MEE 30%, and MBE 50%. Missouri makes bar exam results available approximately seven weeks after the exam.
You may obtain admission to the Missouri Bar without examination (i.e., “Admission”), on motion, when you fulfill many requirements, which include having an active law license from another United States jurisdiction that allows for mutuality of admission without examination. You may obtain Admission if: 1) you scored at least 260 on the UBE in another jurisdiction within 5 years before you applied for Admission; and 2) you have the required legal education.
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