Proposed SJC Rule 3:01 and BBE Rules are currently posted for public comment at http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/rules-of-court/rule-changes-invitations-comment/invitation-to-comment-on-proposed-amendments-to-sjc-rule-301-august-2017.html.
Uniform Bar Exam
Massachusetts Policies, Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) beginning July 1, 2018
|First UBE Administration||July 2018|
|Minimum passing UBE score||270 or higher|
|Date Massachusetts will begin accepting transferred-in UBE scores||July 1, 2018|
|Maximum age of acceptable UBE transfer scores||36 months|
|Massachusetts Law Component Requirement||Effective March 1, 2018|
|Massachusetts Law Component Requirement||Applicable to all Petitioners for Admission to the Massachusetts bar|
July 2017 Bar Exam:
Exam Dates: Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27, 2017
Boston: Seaport World Trade Center 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston, MA 02110
Springfield: Western New England University School of Law 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119
Email Notices will be sent to all applicants which will contain important information regarding policies and seating assignments for the July 2017 bar exam. Applicants should check their inbox for these emails in June 2017.
For more information, see Massachusetts Bar Admission FAQs
The filing deadline for the July 2017 Massachusetts Bar Examination has passed. Petitions for the July 2017 exam will no longer be accepted. For more information, kindly contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Judicial Court for the County of Suffolk Attorney Services Department.
|Future Exam Dates||Test Dates|
|July 2017||July 26-27, 2017|
|February 2018||February 28- March 1, 2018|
|July 2018- Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) First Administration in MA||July 24-25, 2018 (Tuesday and Wednesday)|