Massachusetts administers the Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). The UBE is a two day exam consisting of Written portions - the Multi-state Performance Test (MPT) and the Multi-state Essay Exam (MEE) on Tuesday - day 1, and the Multi-State Bar Examination (MBE) on Wednesday- day 2. For more information on the UBE, please see National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE).
The bar exam is currently held in Boston and Springfield, MA. Exact locations and times are subject to change so it is important for petitioners to be aware of the information pertinent to the current exam. Details will be available prior to the Petition for Admission by Examination filing period. The Petition must be filed at least 75 days prior to the exam you wish to take.
The locations for the February 2019 bar exam in Massachusetts are:
Boston - Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC), Boston, MA
Springfield - Western New England University - School of Law (WNEU), Springfield, MA
Examinees will receive 2 emails approximately 1 month prior to the exam with details on exam day information and requirements, the security policy and seating assignment. You will not receive an admission ticket.
The Board of Bar Examiners will alert examinees of hotel room block links, if available, prior to the exam. Links to hotel room blocks for the February 2019 will be found below in the additional resources when available..
Bar Exam Dates
July 2018 Bar Exam:
Exam Dates: Tuesday, July 24th and Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Results: July 2018 bar exam results will be released in late October, 2018
February 2019 Bar Exam:
Exam Dates: Tuesday, February 26th and Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
Filing Deadline: The Petition for Admission by Examination for the February 2019 bar exam in Massachusetts will be available in September 2018. The filing deadline will be established when the Petition becomes available.
- Boston: Boston Convention and Exhibition Cennter (BCEC), 415 Summer St. Boston, MA 02210
- Springfield: Western New England University School of Law 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119
Please note, Springfield seating requests will be accepted during the filing period. Requests submitted prior to the availability of the Petition for Admission by Examination will be returned.
Lodging information for both locations will be available in the additional resources section.
|February 2019||February 26-27, 2019|
|July 2019||July 30-31, 2019|
|February 2020||February 25-26, 2020|