<Information for Bar Examinees

Uniform Bar Exam Information - Posted March 17, 2021

The Board announced it will administer the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) beginning with the July 2022 bar exam.

  1. The Board is proposing a rule to permit the admission of applicants by UBE score transfer, which it will publish for comment in the next Pennsylvania Bulletin. Linked below is the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Annex A, which includes amended Pa.B.A.R. 206 outlining the requirements for admission by bar examination score transfer and proposed related amendments to other bar admission rules.

  2. The Board does not intend to change the passing score required for the bar exam. Additionally, if the proposed transfer rule is adopted, the Board anticipates accepting applications the week after the July 2022 bar examination.