State-by-State Bar Exam Information: Kansas
The last Tue and Wed of February and July
After November 16th
March 15 (Late applications are accepted until April 15 but require a $200 late fee.)
Written: State-law essay questions Multiple-choice: The Multistate Bar Examination (MBE). Kansas does not administer a performance test.
Yes, but only a limited number of applicants will be able to do so. Policy is first come, first serve.
Questions: yes Answers: no The Kansas Board of Law Examiners has advised us that the past exam questions are available through either of the two Kansas law schools--the University of Kansas or Washburn.
The essay portion and the MBE are weighted equally. Applicants must achieve a combined scaled score of 133.
2012: 89%; 2011: 88%
2012: 86%; 2011: 85%
Yes, but only if from an exam administered within 13 months, with a scaled score of 120 or above
Yes, but only if they have practiced law for five of the past seven years and are coming from a state with which Kansas has reciprocity: AK, AR, AZ, CO, CT, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, MA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NH, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA and WY.