UBE Score Transfer Admission Requirements
An applicant for admission by transfer of a UBE score must meet the following admission requirements:
- Transfer of an acceptable UBE score (260 or higher and earned in a single administration of the UBE within timeframe established by Rules Governing Admission to the Alabama State Bar);
- Submit a complete application for admission and receive certification of the Committee on Character & Fitness of the Alabama State Bar (certification requires compliance with all applicable rules within the Rules Governing Admission to the Alabama State Bar);
- Successfully complete (score of 75 or higher) the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) within the timeframe prescribed by the Rules Governing Admission to the Alabama State Bar (see Rule VI(B).E.); and
- Complete the online course on Alabama law (access to online course granted upon issuance of certification by Committee on Character & Fitness).
Earning a Transferrable UBE Score
Applicants who wish to be admitted by transfer of a UBE score must have earned a total scaled UBE score of 260 or higher in one of the following jurisdictions:
Arkansas (February 2020)
|District of Columbia||Ohio (July 2020)|
|Maine||Texas (February 2021)|
In order to be transferrable, a UBE score must be earned in a single administration of the UBE administered in a single jurisdiction.
Transferring a UBE Score
In order to transfer a UBE score from another jurisdiction to Alabama, an applicant must request a UBE Score Transcript from NCBE. For more information, visit the UBE Score Services page on the NCBE website.
An applicant seeking admission to the Alabama State Bar by transfer of a UBE score must transfer the score and receive certification of the Committee on Character & Fitness within twenty-five (25) months of the date of administration of the UBE in which the score was earned.