The state of Oregon itself does not administer or control the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (“MPRE” ). Rather this ethics exam is conducted by the National Conference of Bar Examiners. The Oregon MPRE a separate test than that of the Oregon bar exam administered separately from the Oregon bar exam. The MPRE is also tested 3 times per year, in March, August as well as in November.
We advise you to visit our Ethics Exam/MPRE page for more general information regarding the MPRE, its application process, and for general questions.
Oregon MPRE & MPRE Reciprocity
The state of Oregon requires MPRE score (which is scaled) of 85 or more to receive a pass. The Oregon MPRE must be passed by bar applicants before they can be admitted. The MPRE must be completed within 24 months of passing the Oregon Bar Exam. Any scores 85 or more will also be accepted via reciprocity.