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|
February 2017 Bar Exam:
Exam Dates: Wednesday, February 22 and Thursday, February 23, 2017
Locations: Boston: Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC)
Springfield: Western New England University School of Law
Email Notice One: The first email for the February 2017 bar exam was sent to all appicants January 6, 2017.
Email Notice Two: The second email notice was sent January 27, 2017. The second email includes important information regarding seating assignments for the February 2017 bar exam. Applicants should check their inbox for both of these emails which contain important information regarding the upcoming exam.
Application: For reference only, click here to review the prior Bar Exam Application and Filing Instructions.
For more information, see Massachusetts Bar Admission FAQs
July 2017 Bar Exam:
Please note Boston venue change: For the July 2017 bar exam only, the Boston bar exam will be held at the World Trade Center in the Boston Seaport district. The Springfield exam site will remain at the Western New England University. Additional information regarding the July exam will be available in March 2017.
|Future Exam Dates||Test Dates|
|February 2017||February 22-23, 2017|
|July 2017||July 26-27, 2017|
|February 2018||February 28- March 1, 2018|