Statistics

July 2023 MBE

July 2023 MBE Mean Score: 140.5

Line graph of 2019-2023 July MBE national mean scaled scores. 2019 = 141.1; 2020 = 146.1 (July), 142.7 (Sept.), 137.2 (Oct.); 2021 = 140.4; 2022 = 140.3; 2023 = 140.5.

 

45,968 July 2023 MBE Examinees

Bar graph of 2019-2023 July MBE national examinee counts. 2019 = 45,334; 2020 = 5,678 (July), 1,811 (Sept.), 417 (Oct.); 2021 = 45,872; 2022 = 44,705; 2023 = 45,968.

November 2023 MPRE

November 2023 MPRE MEAN SCORE: 98.0
(SCORE SCALE 50-150)

A chart showing MPRE mean scores 2019-2023. In March 2019-2023 the mean score was 93.8, 95.8, 99.0, 95.6, and 94.9. In August 2019-2023 the mean score was 93.4, 98.6, 96.0, 96.0, and 96.9. In October/November 2019-2023 the mean score was 95.5, 97.0, 98.8, 97.5, 97.2, and 98.0. The chart includes the following note: Comparability of results may be limited due to fluctuations in examinee counts.

 

 

21,275 November 2023 MPRE EXAMINEES

A chart showing the number of MPRE examinees 2019-2023. In March 2019-2023 there were 19,138; 17,000; 18,078; 19,206; and 20,184 examinees. In August 2019-2023 there were 17,066; 12,688; 18,615; 18,219; and 19,005 examinees. In October/November 2019-2023 there were 22,165; 16,607; 19,804; 19,584; and 21,275 examinees. The chart includes the following note: The values in this chart reflect valid scores available electronically as of 12/5/23.

 

 

Annual Bar Examination and Admission Statistics

NCBE collects statistics from all U.S. jurisdictions on the February and July administrations of the bar examination and on annual admissions. These statistics, along with national score distributions, examinee counts, and mean scaled scores for the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) and the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE), and scores earned and transferred by jurisdiction for the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE), are published annually in the Spring issue of the Bar Examiner.

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