Nebraska Bar Exam Format
The Nebraska bar exam is the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”). The UBE takes two days and consists of the Multistate Performance Test (“MPT”), Multistate Essay Exam (“MEE”) and the Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”). Nebraska law is not tested on the Nebraska bar exam.
MPT (Performance Test)
Missouri tests two (2) MPT performance tests.
Nebraska tests six (6) MEE essays. Subjects include:
MBE (Multiple Choice)
Nebraska uses the standard MBE. Subjects include:
Day 1 (Tuesday)
2 MPTs and 6 MEE Essays
Day 2 (Wednesday)
Morning – MBE Part I (100 questions; 3 hours)
Afternoon – MBE Part II (100 questions; 3 hours)
The Nebraska bar exam is held on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. Applications can be found on the Nebraska State Bar’s Website.
|Exam Date||Preliminary Date||Application Deadline|
|February 21-22, 2017||September 1||November 1|
|July 25-26, 2017||February 1||April 1|
Nebraska Bar Exam Weight
The MPT and MEE written portions of the exam are scaled to the MBE.
The minimum passing score is a UBE score of 270.
Not currently available.
Review and Appeal for Applicants Failing the Nebraska Bar Exam
Applicants may request that their MBE answer sheet be hand graded for a fee. Applicants may reapply to take the Nebraska bar exam.