Wyoming Bar Exam

Wyoming Bar Exam Format

The Wyoming bar exam is the Uniform Bar Exam (“UBE”). The bar exam takes two days and consists of the Multistate Performance Test (“MPT”), Multistate Essay Exam (“MEE”), and the Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”).

MPT (Performance Test)
Wyoming tests two (2) MPT performance tests.

MEE (Essays)
Wyoming tests six (6) MEE essays. Subjects may include:

  • Business Entities (Agency and Partnerships; Corporations and LLCs)
  • Civil Procedure (Federal)
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts (Common Law, Sales/UCC Art. 2)
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Family Law
  • Negotiable Instruments/Commercial Paper (UCC Art. 3)
  • Real Property
  • Secured Transactions (UCC Art. 9)
  • Torts
  • Trusts and Estates (Decedents’ Estates; Trusts and Future Interests)

MBE (Multiple Choice)
Wyoming uses the standard MBE. Subjects include:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts (Common Law, Sales/UCC Art. 2)
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Real Property
  • Torts

UBE Score Transfer
Wyoming accepts UBE scores of 270 or greater if achieved within the past three years. Applicants cannot have failed the UBE more than four times.

Wyoming Bar Exam Testing Schedule

Day 1 (Tuesday)
2 MPTs and 6 MEE Essay Questions (6 hours)

Day 2 (Wednesday)
Morning – MBE Part I (100 questions; 3 hours)
Afternoon – MBE Part II (100 questions; 3 hours)

Wyoming Bar Exam Dates and Application

The Wyoming bar exam is administered on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. Applications requests can be made from the Wyoming State Bar’s Website.

Exam Date Application Deadline
February 21-22, 2017 October 1
July 25-26, 2017 March 1


Wyoming Bar Exam Weight

MPT 20%
MEE 30%
MBE 50%

Grading Procedure
The UBE is graded using scaled scores.

Passing Score
Applicants must achieve a total UBE scaled score of 270 out of 400.

Pass Rates
Not currently available.

Review and Appeal for Applicants Failing the Wyoming Bar Exam
Applicants may review the exam questions, answers, and model answers. All othe appeals must be made through the NCBE.

Retaking the Wyoming Bar Exam
Not currently available.