Universal Bar Examination (UBE) Score Transfer Guide


Minimum UBE Score


Maximum UBE Score Age

3 years

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All Jurisdictions

Admission By UBE Transfer to Oklahoma

Understanding the UBE

The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) is a standardized bar examination designed by the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE). It is composed of three parts: the Multistate Bar Examination (MBE), the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE), and the Multistate Performance Test (MPT). The UBE is administered over two days and is designed to test knowledge and skills that every lawyer should have before becoming licensed to practice law. The UBE score is portable, meaning it can be transferred to other UBE jurisdictions, subject to each jurisdiction's specific rules and requirements.

Minimum UBE Score Accepted in Oklahoma

Oklahoma requires a minimum UBE score of 264 for admission by score transfer. This threshold is consistent with several other jurisdictions but is important to note as each state can set its own minimum score requirements. For detailed information, refer to the Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners: Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners FAQ.

Time Limit for UBE Score Transfers

In Oklahoma, UBE scores must be transferred within three years from the date the test was taken. This time frame is critical for applicants to remember, as scores outside of this period will not be considered for admission. For further reading on this rule, see Rule 4. Admission by Examination or UBE Score Transfer.

The Process of Transferring UBE Scores to Oklahoma

  1. Verification of Eligibility: Ensure that your UBE score meets or exceeds the minimum required score of 264 and that the score is not older than three years.
  2. Completion of the Oklahoma Law Course (OLC): Enroll in and complete the Oklahoma Law Course, which covers jurisdiction-specific laws and regulations.
  3. Application Submission: Submit an application for admission by UBE score transfer to the Oklahoma Board of Bar Examiners. The application process includes providing personal information, educational background, and details of your UBE score.
  4. Character and Fitness Review: Undergo a character and fitness review, which is a standard part of the bar admission process in most jurisdictions.
  5. Admission: Once all requirements are met and the application is approved, you will be admitted to practice law in Oklahoma.

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