The Smart Guide to the Idaho Bar Exam

A Guide to Mastering the Idaho Bar Exam

Idaho Bar Exam Format

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

Idaho 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

Idaho Bar Exam Dates

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

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

How to Prepare for
the Idaho Bar Exam

(FREE Study Guides)

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Contact Info

Idaho State Bar
525 W. Jefferson
P.O. Box 895
Boise, ID 83701

Phone:         (208) 334-4500
Fax:              (208) 334-2764

Frequency Charts

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

Idaho changed its passing score from 272 to 270 effective with the July 2023 exam administration. The score change may also be applied to results from the February 2023 exam.

Jurisdiction-Specific Component