The Board of Bar Examiners will be closed for the administration of the Bar Examination on Wednesday July 29, and Thursday July 30, 2015.  The office will reopen on Friday July 31, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

Bar Examination

July 2015 Bar Exam:   Click here for the Bar Exam Application and Filing Instructions.  

      Exam Dates: Wednesday, July 29 and July 30, 2015

      Locations: Boston: John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

       Springfield: Western New England University School of Law

 


Application: The Application and Re-application for admission by examination is available at Bar Exam Application Forms and Filing Instructions for the July 2015 exam. Please note, the location of the July 2015 Boston examination will be at the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center.

Application Fee: Application for Admission by Bar Examination: $815.00

Technology Fee: (to use laptop for the essay portion of the exam): $75.00

If applicable, COMBINE the filing fee and technology fee into a single payment of $890.00 in the form of a bank check or money order payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please take notice, all fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

In the unusual event of a major weather concern, please review the BBE Inclement Weather Policy  pdf format of BBE Inclement Weather Policy
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Future Exam DatesTest Dates
July 2015July 29-30, 2015
February 2016February 24-25, 2016
July 2016July 27-28, 2016
February 2017February 22-23, 2017

Grading Information

Information regarding the grading process of the Massachusetts bar exam can be found here pdf format of scoring information
.   See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.