The Smart Guide to the Colorado Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Colorado Bar Exam

Colorado Bar Exam Format

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

Colorado 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

Colorado Bar Exam Dates

Feb. 2024 exam: Feb. 27-28, 2024
July 2024 exam: July 30-31, 2024

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

How to Prepare for
the Colorado Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Admissions
Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center
1300 Broadway, St. 520
Denver, CO 80203

Website:      Click here
Phone:         (303) 928-7770
Fax:              (303) 501-1147

Frequency Charts

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

The 270 minimum passing UBE score is effective with the February 2023 exam administration, replacing a score of 276. Applicants transferring a UBE score earned prior to the February 2023 exam administration must have earned a minimum score of 276.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component