Oregon Bar Exam Info
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Oregon Bar Exam Format
The Oregon 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 Oregon bar exam. The written portion of the bar exam consists of the Multistate Essay Exam (“MEE”) and the Multistate Performance Test (“MPT”). You will have three hours to answer the six MEE questions. You will have three hours to answer two MPT questions.
The Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”) is administered on the second day of the Oregon 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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Oregon MPRE Score Requirement
Oregon requires bar exam applicants to pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (“MPRE”). You must score 85 or higher on the MPRE in order to pass in Oregon.
Scoring/Grading and Results
In order to pass the Oregon bar exam, you must score at least 274. This equates to 137, based on the MBE’s 200-point scale. The scores of the Oregon UBE sections are weighted as follows: MEE 30%, MPT 20%, and MBE 50%. Oregon makes bar exam results available approximately six weeks after the exam.
Subject to certain requirements, Oregon permits admission on motion of an attorney: 1) from a jurisdiction having bar reciprocity; and 2) who has practiced law for five of the past seven years. Oregon provides reciprocity based on a UBE score of 274 attained in some other UBE jurisdiction in or after July, 2017, within the previous 3 years.
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