NOTE: The NextGen bar exam is set to debut in a limited number of jurisdictions in July 2026. The last administration of the current bar exam will be the February 2028 administration. The NextGen bar exam will be administered over one and a half days, with two three-hour sessions on day one and one three-hour session on day two. Jurisdictions that administer their own local law components may elect to extend day two for that purpose. For a list of which jurisdictions have adopted the NextGen exam and their first administration dates, visit www.ncbex.org/exams/nextgen.
All jurisdictions in this chart administer the bar exam over 2 days except the following: Delaware and Nevada (2.5 days); Louisiana and Palau (3 days).