Bar Examination Dates:
February 21-22, 2017
July 25-26, 2017


February Exam:
October 1
October 15 (late filing)
November 1 (final late filing)

July Exam:
March 1
March 15 (late filing)
April 1 (final late filing)


Please note that applications for the February exam will not be accepted before September 1 and applications for the July exam will not be accepted before February 1.

Student Application – $550
Attorney Application – $850
Laptop – $150 (non-refundable)
Late filing – $100 (non-refundable)
Final late filing – $300 (non-refundable)

Rules Governing Admission
You should become familiar with the Rules Governing Admission.  Those listed below are particularly relevant to Applicants applying to take the Bar Examination:

Rule 14-701      Provides the definitions of important terms used throughout the Rules.
Rule 14-702(f)  States that the Bar does not have the power to waive the Rules.
Rule 14-703      Lists the qualifications that must be met by all Student Applicants and Foreign Law School Applicants.
Rule 14-704      Lists the qualifications that must be met by all Attorney Applicants.
Rule 14-706      Information on the standards and the process of qualifying for test accommodations.
Rule 14-707      Information on deadlines, the Certificate of Law School Graduation, the FBI Background Check, withdrawals, transfers, and retakes.
Rule 14-708      Information on the Character and Fitness standards and process.
Rule 14-710      Information on the Bar Examination.
Rule 14-711      Information on the grading and scoring of the Bar Examination.
Rule 14-713      MPRE requirements.

(Subject to change)

The February Bar Exam is held at the Utah Law and Justice Center on 645 South 200 East in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The July Bar Exam is held at the South Towne Convention Center on 9575 South State Street in Sandy, Utah.


If you have questions, please refer to the FAQs, the Filing Instructions, and the Rules Governing Admission.  If you still cannot find the answer to your question, contact the Admissions Office at