The Smart Guide to the Arizona Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Arizona Bar Exam

Arizona Bar Exam Format

Arizona Bar Exam Sections - MBE 200 Multiple Choice, MPT 2 Writing Assignments, MEE 6 Essays

Arizona is a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE) jurisdiction. All UBE jurisdictions use the same 3 sections:


Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

200 multiple choice

Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)

6 essays

Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

2 writing assignments

Arizona Bar Exam Dates

July 2024 exam: July 30-31, 2024
Feb. 2025 exam: Feb. 25-26, 2025

*The Arizona Bar Exam takes place on the last Tuesday & Wednesday of February and July.

How to Prepare for
the Arizona Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Arizona Supreme Court
Committees on Examinations and Character and Fitness
1501 W. Washington, #104
Phoenix, AZ 85007-3225

Website:      Click here
Phone:        (602) 452-3971
Fax:             (602) 452-3958

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Arizona Bar Exam

MEE Essay Subjects

  1. Business Associations (Agency, Partnerships, Corporations, LLC’s)
  2. Civil Procedure
  3. Conflict of Laws
  4. Constitutional Law
  5. Contracts
  6. Criminal Law & Procedure
  7. Evidence
  8. Family Law
  9. Real Property
  10. Secured Transactions
  11. Torts
  12. Trusts & Future Interests
  13. Wills & Estates

MBE Subjects

  1. Civil Procedure
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Contracts
  4. Criminal Law & Procedure
  5. Evidence
  6. Real property
  7. Torts

Minimum Passing Score

For Arizona, the UBE minimum passing score is 270.

On September 13, 2023, the Arizona Supreme Court lowered the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) minimum passing score from 273 to 270. The new score will apply to those who sat for the Arizona UBE July 2023 exam administration and will apply to future exam administrations.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component


Online course on Arizona law is required prior to admission for all applicants.

This jurisdiction-specific component is given separately from the bar exam.