Oklahoma tests 16 Oklahoma essays. Each essay is 30-minutes. Subjects may include:
MBE (Multiple Choice)
Oklahoma uses the standard MBE. Subjects include:
MBE Score Transfer
Oklahoma accepts MBE scores from other jurisdictions for concurrent exams only and claims only to be able to accept scores from jurisdictions that administer the other portions of the exam on Thursday/Friday.
16 Oklahoma Essay Questions, 30-minutes each (8 hours)
Morning – MBE Part I (100 questions; 3 hours)
Afternoon – MBE Part II (100 questions; 3 hours)
|Exam Date||Application Deadline||Late Deadline
||Late, Late Deadline
|February 21-22, 2017||Sep. 1||Oct. 1||Nov. 1|
|July 25-26, 2017||Feb. 1||March 1||April 1|
Oklahoma Bar Exam Weight
Beginning with the July 2013 bar exam, Oklahoma will scale to the essay portion to the MBE using a 132 point scaled score.
On the essay portion of the exam, 75% is considered passing.
Not currently available.
Review and Appeal for Applicants Failing the Oklahoma Bar Exam
Applicants who fail the bar exam may make a written request to obtain a list showing the grades that were awarded on each question and copies of the applicant’s answer to the essay questions. There is a small fee. The written request must be made within 30 days following the announcement of the bar exam results. Failing applicants cannot speak with an examiner. Applicants who pass the bar exam cannot obtain copies of their answers to the essay questions.
Scores that are close to the passing grade are automatically regarded prior to the release of the bar exam results.
Applicants may take the Oklahoma bar exam an unlimited number of times. A different application deadline applies for re-exam applicants.