November 2021 MPRE

November 2021 MPRE Examinees 19,804

Bar graph showing the number of MPRE examinees 2017-2021. In March 2017-2021 there were 20,260; 20,346; 19,138; 17,000; and 18,078 examinees. In August 2017-2021 there were 17,326; 16,651; 17,066; 12,688; and 18,615 examinees. In October/November 2017-2020 there were 20,798; 20,580; 22,165; 16,607; and 19,804 examinees.

The values in this chart reflect valid scores available electronically as of 12/9/2021.

November 2021 MPRE Mean Score 97.5 (score scale 50–150)

Line graph showing MPRE mean scores 2017-2021. In March 2017-2021 the mean score was 92.7, 94.7, 93.8, 95.8, and 99.0. In August 2017-2021 the mean score was 93.7, 93.0, 93.4, 98.6, and 96.0. In November 2017-2020 the mean score was 94.1, 95.5, 97.0, 98.8, and 97.5. The chart includes the following note: Comparability of results may be limited due to fluctuations in examinee counts

Note: Comparability of results may be limited due to fluctuations in examinee counts.

MPRE Standard Deviations

March

August

November/October

2017

17.1

18.0

17.4

2018

17.9

17.8

18.2

2019

17.9

17.5

18.3

2020

18.5

18.3

18.8

2021

18.7

19.1

19.3

MPRE scores are reported on a scale ranging from 50 to 150. The values reflect valid scores available electronically as of 12/9/21.


 

Uniform Bar Examination

Bar graph of UBE scores earned, 2017–2021. The numbers are: 26,897; 28,292; 34,472, 15,636; and 40,502, respectively

 

41 Jurisdictions Have Adopted the UBE

39 jurisdictions administered the UBE in 2021.

2 additional jurisdictions have adopted the UBE (anticipated administration dates: Pennsylvania, July 2022; and Michigan, February 2023, pending legislative action).

See www.ncbex.org/exams/ube/ for a map and complete list of jurisdictions that adopted the UBE.

Total UBE Scores Earned and Transferred as of January 1, 2022

2 suitcase graphics listing total UBE scores earned and transferred, respectively, as of January 1, 2022: 191,726 UBE scores earned; 35,143 scores transferred


 

Recent NCBE Events

CBAA Fall Meeting 2021 logo

2021 CBAA Fall Meeting

Held in November 2021, the CBAA Fall Meeting brought 78 attendees from 37 jurisdictions to Boston.

(Click here to see more information.)

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UBE Jurisdictions Forum

Held virtually in January 2022, the UBE Jurisdictions Forum gathered over 236 attendees from 45 jurisdictions.

(Click here to see more information.)


 

2021 Year in Review

Thumbnail of cover of 2021 Year in Review publicationIn 2021, NCBE

  • conducted 14,731 character and fitness investigations on behalf of 28 jurisdictions,
  • performed scoring, equating/scaling, and other statistical analyses for 160,234 exams from 54 jurisdictions, and
  • saw 2.91 million visits to the NCBE website.

For more on NCBE’s activities in 2021, see the 2021 Year in Review, available in April at ncbex.org/publications/year-in-review/.

 

 

 

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