Wyoming Bar Exam

Wyoming Bar Examiners

Wyoming Board of Law Examiners
4124 Laramie Street
P.O. Box 109
Cheyenne, WY 82003-0109
(307) 632-9061

Bar Exam Format

The board of law examiners administers the UBE, which has the MEE, MPT, and MBE.

Day 1

On day one, you write answers to six MEE questions in the three-hour morning session and you complete two MPT tasks in the three-hour afternoon session.

Day 2

On day two, you choose the answers to 100 MBE multiple choice questions in the 3-hour morning session and you choose the answers to 100 more in the 3-hour afternoon session.


Wyoming allows for admission on motion by a lawyer who fulfills several requirements.  One of the requirements is that the lawyer has actively practiced law for five of the past seven years in another jurisdiction eligible for admission on motion.

Based upon fulfillment of certain other requirements, Wyoming allows for admission by transfer from another jurisdiction of a UBE score of least 270 within 3 years from sitting for that UBE.


Essay questions on the Wyoming bar exam may test these subjects:

  • Agency;
  • Article 9 of the U.C.C. – Secured Transactions;
  • Conflict of Laws;
  • Constitutional Law;
  • Contracts (including Article 2 of the U.C.C. – Sales);
  • Corporations;
  • Criminal Law (including Criminal Procedure);
  • Decedents’ Estates;
  • Evidence Law;
  • Family Law;
  • Federal Civil Procedure;
  • Limited Liability Companies;
  • Partnerships;
  • Real Property;
  • Torts; and
  • Trusts and Future Interests.

Bar Exam Dates

The Wyoming bar exam is held in February and July. The exam is usually on the last Wednesday and prior Tuesday of each month.


  • February 27-28, 2024
  • July 30-31, 2024

Exam Results

Approximately six to eight weeks after the exam, the board of law examiners reports the Wyoming bar exam results to the Wyoming Supreme Court. The supreme court notifies the exam takers of their results.


The Wyoming bar exam has a minimum passing score of 270, which is 135 on a 200-point scale.  The combined Multistate Essay Exam (“MEE”) and Multistate Performance Test (“MPT”) scores are scaled to, and added to, the Multistate Bar Exam (“MBE”) score.  The scores are weighted as follows: MEE 30%, MPT 20%, and MBE 50%.

Pass Rate/Stats

From administration to administration, each Wyoming bar exam’s pass rates may differ.  Traditionally, the pass rates have ranged:

  • for total takers, from 39% to 82%;
  • for first-time takers, from 52% to 85%; and
  • for repeat takers, from 9% to 85%.