The Smart Guide to the MPT

A Guide to Mastering the Multistate Performance Test (MPT)

Chapter
01

MPT Jurisdictions

These states and jurisdictions currently use the MPT as part of their bar exam:
Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

D.C. – District of Columbia

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Guam

N. Mariana Islands

Palau

Virgin Islands

All MPT jurisdictions use 2 MPT questions per exam, except for the jurisdictions noted below.

Notes:

  • COVID-19 Exam Changes: Some jurisdictions may temporarily change their bar exam format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  To check the status of your bar exam click here.
  • Mississippi uses only 1 MPT question per exam.
  • Nevada uses only 1 MPT question per exam.
  • Oklahoma will begin using the MPT on the July 2021 exam, as part of its recent adoption of the UBE.
  • Wisconsin can administer any combination of MPT, MEE, and locally drafted essay questions for the written portion of the exam – the exact combination used varies for each exam.
  • Guam uses only 1 MPT question per exam.

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