The Smart Guide to the Arkansas Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Arkansas Bar Exam

Arkansas Bar Exam Format

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

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

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Multistate Bar Exam (MBE)

200 multiple choice
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Multistate Essay Exam (MEE)

6 essays
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Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

2 writing assignments

Arkansas Bar Exam Dates

July 2022 exam: July 26-27, 2022
Feb. 2023 exam: February 21-22, 2023

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

How to Prepare for
the Arkansas Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Arkansas State Board of Law Examiners
2100 Riverfront Dr., Ste. 110
Little Rock, AR 72202

Website:      Click here
Phone:         (501) 374-1855
Fax:              (501) 374-1853

Frequency Charts

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Subjects Tested on Arkansas 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 Arkansas, the UBE minimum passing score is 270.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component

NO